Acclaimed writer Ann Beattie visits Portland to talk about her latest book, “The State We’re In,” a collection of linked stories that are mostly set in Maine. The primary character, a teen who lives with her aunt and uncle, appears in multiple stories, and the collection revolves around her journey.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Aug. 27

WHERE: Longfellow Books, Monument Square, Portland


INFO: 772-4045