Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Storytelling, University of Missouri-Columbia
Nick Potter teaches courses in writing and theory for digital media. He is the author of New Animals, recipient of the 2014 Subito Press Prize for Innovative Prose. His writing and comics can be found in Ninth Letter, Black Warrior Review, Pank Magazine, Fourteen Hills, Caketrain, Bat City Review, and The Rumpus, among others. He has been a recipient of the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction, and recently received an honorable mention in Best American Essays 2015. He also serves as the comics editor for Anomalous Press. He has a BA in English Literature from the University of Utah, an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, and a PhD in English and Creative Writing from The University of Missouri.
Nick Potter is also a Locust Street Parent.
Mr. Potter visited with our third grade students about creating comics and cartoon. Students learned about visually storytelling as part of their health sciences unit. Students will be creating their own comics about germs.