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Steve Potter is a New England-born writer and editor.


His fiction has appeared in Conjunctions and Narrative Magazine, been nominated for the 2020 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, and been honorable-mentioned in Best American Short Stories 2020. His nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Adirondack Life, Climbing Magazine, and Outside Magazine, among others. 


He received an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from New York University, where he served as a two-year Starworks Fellow, and was a recipient of the Adirondack Center for Writing's 2019 Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency. 

Steve currently serves as a Digital Editor at Climbing Magazine and is working on a novel based on the story that appeared in ConjunctionsHe has previously reviewed literary fiction for Kirkus Reviews, served as a content editor and producer at an executive search firm, and taught creative writing at New York University and through Duke University TIP.


Steve lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife/life-partner, Emma Hine.

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