MaineVoices Live Richard Russo

The first MaineVoices Live event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at One Longfellow Square in Portland.

The kick-off event for the MaineVoices Live Series will feature Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Empire Falls,” who lives in Portland. The conversation will be led by Portland Press Herald features writer Mary Pols, author of “Accidentally on Purpose.”