Colin Sargent

Portland, ME 04102-3714

Author's Bio

Colin W. Sargent's novel The Boston Castrato is forthcoming from Barbican Press, London and Hull, UK. His debut novel Museum of Human Beings covers the fantastic life and times of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, expedition papoose of the Lewis & Clark Voyage of Discovery: "Spellbinding"--Library Journal starred review "Stylish"--Publisher's Weekly "Heart-wrenching"--Smithsonian Institute "This debut novel...belongs with the best of historical fiction"--ForeWord Magazine, May/June 09 Visit

Publications and Prizes

(Coyote Love Press, 1987)
, Luftwaffe Snowshoes
(Portsmouth Fine Arts, 1984)
, Museum of Human Beings
(McBooks Press, 2008)
, Undertow
(Coyote Love Press, 1994)
Gargoyle Magazine, Nexus, Panhandler, Poet Lore
Prizes Won: 
Second Printing, Museum of Human Beings, March 2009 Paperback Edition, Museum of Human Beings, November 2009 Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature, State of Maine Multiple awards as founding editor and publisher of Portland Magazine, with a print readership of 100,000 (visit

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
Portland, ME
Raised in: 
Portland, ME
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Last updated: Mar 14, 2018