Steingesser, Martin (1937? - )

Genre: Poetry

Poet, educator and erstwhile stilt-dancer, Martin Steingesser lives in Portland, ME. He was born and raised in New York, attended New York University and Hofstra, lived and worked in Manhattan and Greenwich Village for a while, then moved to Maine in 1981.

He was named Portland's first poet laureate in 2007. He has taught poetry in the classroom as well as for the Maine Arts Commission in workshops.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Wildman : a Short Fable (1985)
  • Moonwings = Alas De Luna (1987)
  • Brothers of Morning : Poems (2002)