Van Deventer, George (1935 - )

Genre: Poetry

Poet George V. Van Deventer was born in Newark, New Jersey. He has lived in Maine for many years, some as a dairy farmer in Washington, ME. He retired to Bristol, ME.

From 1990 - 1997 he was the executive director of the Live Poets Society of Maine and editor of its newsletter Off the Coast. He also worked extensively in the public school system developing workshops in poetry for elementary school children.

Selected Bibliography

  • Singing: [Poems] (1994)
  • Festival of Children and Poetry : Maine's Midcoast Poetry Super Bowl editor (1998)
  • Angels and Clay Feet: [Poems] (1998)