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Author Series ~ David Witherill

 

 

David WitherillDavid Witherill:  February 6 (snow date 2/27)

 

David Witherill has been around the salt water all of his life, starting at two weeks of age when his father took him for his first sail. After graduating from Maine Maritime Academy he spent a career at sea as a deck officer, including eighteen years as master and five as a mooring master. He and his wife Gail reside in Cumberland, Maine, and have two grown children.

A retired ship captain looks for a new adventure after years in the stormy North Pacific. He finds it with his spouse, “The Admiral,” aboard their 34-foot sailboat. The journey takes the reader down the East Coast’s Intracoastal Waterway and on to the Bahamas, with numerous ports of call and sea stories along the way.

Christopher Morin:  March 20

 

CHRISTOPHER W. MORIN was born, raised, and currently resides in Portland, Maine. He received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maine at Orono. He is a history enthusiast and has enjoyed creative writing since penning his first short story back in second grade.

THREE LABS A LIFETIME is the story of three black Labrador retrievers who helped shape and define my family’s very identity over the course of three decades. Included are stories and anecdotes—some amusing, others sad—chronicling the lives of these three exceptional dogs as recalled from my memory and past personal experiences.