580 Portsmouth Traffic Circle
Join us for December’s Hoot with Jim Rioux and Carand Burnet at Roundabout Diner and Lounge in Portsmouth!
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.
Carand Burnet is a writer and musician. Her poems and essays have been featured in Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, jubilat, Electric Literature, Good Fat, The Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog and was listed as notable in Best American Essays. Burnet attended two residencies at the Turkey Land Cove Foundation of Edgartown, MA, to work on her manuscript about Martha’s Vineyard poet Nancy Luce (1814-1890). In 2018, she organized the Tiny Writes Collaborative Poetry Project during her term as the Art, History & Culture Laureate of Newmarket, NH.
Be sure to arrive early for our open mic sign-up and seating!