Colin Sargent

Fiction Writer, Poet

N/A
Portland, ME 04102-3714
Phone: 
207-775-4339

Author's Bio

Colin W. Sargent's novel The Boston Castrato is forthcoming from Barbican Press, London and Hull, UK. http://www.barbicanpress.com/the-boston-castrato-colin-w-sargent/

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 www.museumofhumanbeings.com

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
Museum of Human Beings (McBooks Press, 2008)
Journals: ,
Nexus
,
Panhandler
,

Poetry

Books:
Undertow (Coyote Love Press, 1994)
,
Blush (Coyote Love Press, 1987)
,
Luftwaffe Snowshoes (Portsmouth Fine Arts, 1984)
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 www.portlandmagazine.com)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Portland, ME
Maine
Raised in: 
Portland, ME
Maine
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Last update: Mar 14, 2018