Sargent, Colin (1954 - )

Genre: Drama/Theatre/Film, General Fiction, Poetry

Poet Colin Sargent is a native of Portland, Maine and is founding editor and publisher of award-winning . He has published fiction, a play and books of poetry.

A graduated of the U.S. Naval Academy, Sargent won the Academy of American Poets University and College Poetry Prize in 1976 while a midshipman. In 1981 he became the youngest Navy officer to edit Approach Magazine, the Navy and Marine Corps aviation safety magazine. He earned his MFA degree in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine's Stonecoast program. He has won the 2002 Acorn School for the Performing Art's Maine Playwrights Contest and, in 2003, he received the Individual Artist Fellowship grant for poetry awarded by the Maine Arts Commission.

Selected Bibliography


  • Luftwaffe Snowshoes (1984)
  • Blush (1987)
  • Undertow (1994).


  • One Hundred Percent American Girl,


  • Museum of Human Beings (2008) about Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, Sacagawea's son

Selected Resources