Dianca London Potts

Dianca London Potts

Education

  • The New School for Public Engagement
  • Arcadia University
  • Temple University

Expertise

  • Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Pop Culture
  • Black Studies

Experience

Dianca is a Brooklyn-based Gemini, writer, tarot practitioner, and a member of the Queenright Coven. She never leaves the house without citrine, black tourmaline, and a travel-sized bottle of Florida water infused with sage. She has written for Electric Literature, Read it Forward, Nylon, Shondaland, and Self, among other publications, and is also a former editor of Lenny Letter and of Well-Read Black Girl. She is an unwavering believer in the transformative power of storytelling and is currently working on her debut memoir "Planning for the Apocalypse" via 37 ink.

Education

Dianca earned her BA in English from Temple University, her MA in English and her MA in Humanities from Arcadia University, and her MFA in Creative Writing from The New School for Public Engagement.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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