Claire Potter is a writer and translator living in London. She was recipient of a 2006 Young Australian Poet’s Fellowship and has two chapbooks of poetry In Front of a Comma (Poet’s Union Press, 2006 Sydney) and N'ombre (forthcoming Vagabond Press, 2007 Sydney). She holds a Masters from Université Paris VII, and was doctoral candidate at Paris VII and the University of Western Australia. Her first full length collection Swallow, will be released in October 2010 by Five Islands Press.

Claire's poem 'Bird Card for Lingis' was featured as part of the Occasional Poetry project and appears again in a series of writing journals created for The Red Room Company and Corban & Blair's Poems to Share partnership.