Saturday, September 17, 2011

Potts and His Poetry Return to Utah

The poet Charles Potts returned to Utah earlier this month to dedicate the transfer of his voluminous writings to USU. Besides workshops and readings at USU, he also gave a public reading arranged by the Helicon West group at the Free Aggie Cafe in Logan.


Personally, I think Potts is the most important American poet of his generation. Hopefully, now that his archives are at USU, more people will become aware of his work. I recorded the Free Aggie reading... here are a couple of the poems from this reading.

Lina Wertmuller... from his time in SLC.
Sunburnt Romantic

Thanks to Star Coulbrooke and Brad Cole, amongst others, for making this event possible.

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