The Whitefield Society will feature the award-winning Maine author on October 16

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The Whitefield Historical Society plans to hold its annual Remembrance Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 16 at the Whitefield Fire Station, 24 Townhouse Road.

Deborah Gould, author of ‘Romans of the East: The Early Years and Later’, will be this year’s guest speaker.

Gould grew up in Portland and Brunswick. After college in New Hampshire, she moved to Boston and worked for a major publishing company, but later returned to Maine, according to a press release from society member Sue McKeen.

She was a finalist for the Maine Literary Award in 2013 and a year later won that award. His historical novel “The Early Years” was a finalist for the 2016 Maine Literary Award; his contemporary fiction, “Household” (2021), has been endorsed by Patrisha McLean, founder of Finding Our Voices.

Gould was a longtime volunteer for two domestic violence agencies in Maine, facilitating support groups for women in abusive relationships; she served on the board of the Family Violence Project.

A member of the Cumberland Street Writers, she resides three seasons in Brunswick and spends her summers at Flying Pond in Mount Vernon.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call McKeen at 207-446-7473.

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