Maine author Sarah Braunstein, who won the 2012 Maine Literary Award for Fiction for her novel “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children,” has a short story in the current April 1 edition of the New Yorker magazine. The story is titled “Marjorie Lemke.”

To celebrate her achievement, the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will host a reception for Braunstein from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mayo Street Arts Center in Portland, 10 Mayo St.


Correction: This story was revised at 2:15 p.m., March 28, 2013, to correctly identify Sarah Braunstein’s novel. It is “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children.”