Jean M. Flahive

Jean M. Flahive

Jean Flahive, who has a lifelong interest in the Civil War and Maine history, has taught college classes, served as a dean of students at a community college, and worked as a grant writer for numerous nonprofits. She's the author of two historical fictions: Billy Boy: The Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine and Railroad to the Moon: Elijah’s Story.

Flahive is also the author of a children’s book, Remember Me: Tomah Joseph's Gift to Franklin Roosevelt, which won the Moonbeam Gold Award for Best Multi-Cultural Children's Picture Book in 2009, and The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook, which was a finalist in the 2012 Maine Literary Awards.