Pollet, Sylvester (1939 - 2007)

Genre: Poetry

Poet, teacher, editor, sailor and Buddhist Sylvester Pollet was born in Woodstock, NY and lived in Ellsworth, ME.

He received his degree in English from Dartmouth in 1961, lived in New York City, then moved to Maine in 1971 where he received his masters degree from the University of Maine at Orono in 1985.

He taught creative writing at UMO, served as associate editor of the National Poetry Foundation, and edited his own Backwoods Broadside Chaplets, a series of broadsides which celebrated poets from all over the world.

Selected Bibliography

  • Entering the Walking Stick Business: Poems (1982)