Plunkett, J. Terry (1938 - 1998)

Genre: General Fiction, Poetry

Terry Plunkett was a teacher, poet, author and literary critic from Hallowell, ME.

He was born in South Bend, Indiana. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Notre Dame and his doctorate in English Literature from the University of Minnesota (1969).

He taught English and other liberal arts subjects at the University of Maine at Augusta from 1969 until he retired as a full professor in 1997. He was named Professor Emeritus of English at UMA in 1998 and in 1999, a collection of books and videos by and about Maine authors at UMA's Katz Library was named for him.

He was a widely-published poet, literary critic and editor of Kennebec: a Portfolio of Writing for 15 years.

Selected Bibliography

  • Touching Ground (1984)
  • A Book I Love (2007)

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