Maine Author Dead at 68 

Sylvester Pollet was the assistant editor of the national poetry foundation.

He edited and published 100 single-sheet collections of poems between 1994 and 2006.

The compilations, which he called &quot:backwoods broadsides,&quot: were mailed across the country and overseas.

Pollet was also a creative writing instructor at the University of Maine.

Pollet died on Thursday, December 20th, he was 68 years old.