George F. Butterick

American, 1943 - 1988

George F. Butterick was an authority on the poet Charles Olson, edited Olson’s 600-page work, ”The Maximus Poem,” and at the time of his death was working on a biography of the poet. He received the American Book Award for his ”Collected Poems of Charles Olson,” which was published in 1987. He was a a lecturer in English and curator of the Literary Archives at the University of Connecticut.