September 23, 2019 / Creative Writing
Mary Lane Potter treks in Laos and discovers new meaning in the sacrament of Communion.
Mary Lane Potter is the author of A Woman of Salt and Strangers and Sojourners, books on liberation and historical theology, short stories, and essays on feminist theology, sexual and domestic violence, spirituality, and the body. Her recent essays have appeared in Spiritus and SUFI Journal. She completed an MFA in creative writing and a PhD from the University of Chicago and was awarded MacDowell, Hedgebrook, and Caldera writing residencies and a Washington State Arts Commission/Artist Trust Fellowship. Formerly a tenured professor of historical and constructive theology, Potter now writes fiction and creative nonfiction and teaches creative writing. Visit her website to learn more: http://members.authorsguild.net/marylapotter/.