Epes Sargent was born in Massachusetts and lived most of his life in and around Boston, briefly attending Harvard. He was an american author, editor, poet, playwright and psychical investigator. His works include the plays The Bride of Genoa; Velasco; and The Priestess ; the fictional works Wealth and Worth and What's To Be Done?; and the poetic volume Songs of the Sea and Other Poems.
- A Life on the Ocean Wave by Epes Sargent