This event has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, we are hoping to reschedule so please check back!-PPLP
Andrew Merton has been a reporter and columnist for the Boston Herald Traveler and the Boston Globe. His nonfiction has appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Ms. Magazine, Glamour, and Boston Magazine. His poetry has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Rialto, Comstock Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Louisville Review, The American Journal of Nursing, and elsewhere. He is the author of three books of poetry: Evidence that We Are Descended from Chairs (Accents Publishing, 2012), Lost and Found (Accents Publishing, 2016), and Final Exam (Accents Publishing, 2019). He is a professor emeritus of English at the University of New Hampshire.
Jim Rioux‘s work has been published in such journals as Prairie Schooner, The North American Review, Five Points, and The Café Review. He is also a singer/songwriter with two albums, Darlings of the Soil and yes I will Yes, on the Burst and Bloom label. His newest music project is the band KIOEA. He teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives with his wife, Amanda, and retired greyhound, Duncan, in Kittery, Maine.
Be sure to arrive early for our open mic sign-up and seating!