July 13, 2020

Maine author to sign, read at Searsport shop

SEARSPORT – Maine author Peter Behrens will be signing and reading from his new novel “The Law of Dreams” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Left Bank Books.

Behrens’ short stories have appeared in numerous magazines including Atlantic Monthly. He also wrote a collection of short stories called Night Driving.

He was a Fellow of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., and held a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He also has spent time as a screenwriter in Los Angeles.

“The Law of Dreams” is a historic novel that begins in Ireland at the time of the Great Potato Famine, which drives the young hero Fergus to England and Wales, and finally to America on a grueling sea voyage.

To reserve a copy in advance, or for more information, call 548-6400. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome, especially any who like to claim their Irish origins.

Correction: This article appeared on page B3 in the State and Final editions.

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