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Elaine Ford

Elaine Ford is the author of five novels, including The Playhouse, Ivory Bright, Missed Connections, Monkey Bay, and Life Designs, and a book of short stories called The American Wife. Her short fiction has appeared widely in literary magazines and newspapers. In addition to her writing, Ford was also a wife, mother and grandmother, librarian, world traveler, and Harvard alumna. The natural curiosity that informed her work led to many other creative pursuits, including gardening, cooking, collecting works of art, and a fascination with her own genealogy. Ford taught literature and creative writing at the University of Maine for nearly two decades. At the time of her death in 2017, she resided in Topsham.

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July 10: Arthur Boatin will be at the Milbridge Historical Society on behalf of Elaine Ford and her book

July 10: Arthur Boatin will be at the Milbridge Historical Society on behalf of Elaine Ford and her book "This Time Might Be Different"

Tuesday, July 10, 7:00pm

Milbridge, ME -- On July 10, on behalf of Elaine Ford and her book "This Time Might Be Different," Arthur Boatin will be at the Milbridge Historical Society at 7p.m off Main Street....

July 13: Join the Freeport Community Players for 6 one-act performances including

July 13: Join the Freeport Community Players for 6 one-act performances including "Elwood's Last Job" by Elaine Ford, adapted from her short story in THIS TIME MIGHT BE DIFFERENT

Friday, July 13, 12:00pm

Freeport, ME -- From July 13-29, the Freeport Community Players will be performing 6 one-act performances including "Elwood's Last Job" by Elaine Ford, adapted from her short story in THIS TIME MIGHT BE DIFFEREN...

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