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Gretchen Potter

Gretchen Potter


Gretchen Potter is a writer, educator, and citizen of the Tonawanda Seneca. She's a 2019 Tin House Summer Workshop alum and soon-to-be Hedgebrook resident. She's querying with Barren Creek , a collection of linked stories that pushes against Indigenous invisibility. Her middle grade novel, Shadowland , follows the adventures of a Seneca girl through a dimension where Iroquois stories and legendary creatures live. Her picture book, The Girl Whose Stories Came True , is forthcoming from Lee & Low Books in 2021. She lives in Southern California with her three children, two cats, and (shh) two rats.

Gretchen Potter is working with David Heska Wanbli Weiden.

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