Note: LIBRARIANS ROCK! Many of the great books listed below can be found at your local Maine library, or, you can have them ordered for you through an Interlibrary Loan request, no matter which State you live in. See your local librarian for assistance
Maine Poets and Their Books : This page will give you an extensive list of titles published by Maine's poets -- both the living and the dead -- It is the best site online for all things related to Maine and PoetryThe Maine Writers Index : is an excellent searchable database of writers with a relationship to the State of Maine. The connection may be birth, residency, employment or works that are set in Maine. It is maintained by the good folks at the Waterboro Public Library. (Hint: in your search you can select by genre, time period, gender, and/or last name. It is fast and helpful)
An Anthology of Maine Literature
Edited by Robert Lecker and Kathleen R. Brown
University of Maine at Orono Press, 1982
A Sense of Place - Editors: Lillian Kennedy, Alice Persons, Nancy Henry
Maine Speaks - Editorial Board of MWPA and MELA
Maine Lines - Edited by Richard Aldridge
White Pine and Blue Water - Editor, Henry Beston
The Maine Reader - Editor, Charles & Samuella Shain
Speaking of New England: The Place & Her People: 72 Poems by 56 of Her Poets Past and Present (1993).
More books and links will be added to this list. Thanks to Tom Fallon's excellent site, MaineLiterature.org, for many of the book suggestions. If you have more, please post them to this blog.