Providence’s Symposium Books Hosts 1st RI Authors Roundtable

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We’re pleased to announce that the first “Rhode Island Authors Round Table” will be held at Symposium Books in Providence on Saturday, March 28th at 3 p.m.

Join horror / urban fantasy novelists Peter Larrivee, Joe Mazzenga, T. Stephens and Alex Kimmell as they talk about writing here in RI, the genre and their individual works. Books will be available for sale. Join us!

For information and directions, visit: http://www.symposiumbooks.com/category/events-at-providence/

February’s ‘Lively Literati’ Announces Line-up

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Please join ARIA as we welcome authors Adele Bourne, Sara Low and Gail Eastwood to The Elephant Room, 2170 Broad Street in Cranston, for February’s edition of “The Lively Literati” on Thursday, February 26th at 6:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by author and ARIA President Steven R. Porter

Each author will be offering a  brief presentation of their work, followed by an “open mic” where audience members are welcome to share pieces of their own poetry, prose or other writing. Books from our featured authors will be available for purchase. Admission is free. Join us!

The Lively Literati Returns for 2015

literatiJanuary2015The first “Lively Literati” of 2015 will be held on Thursday, January 29th at 6:30 p.m. at The Elephant Room, 2170 Broad Street in Cranston. Featured RI authors who will be reading from their most recent works include Rachael McIntosh (Bubbles Will Pop: Security Through Absurdity Book 2), Thom Ring (The Red Race Car), and Ray Wolf (Gramma Larson Remembers Elvis Presley.) Following the presentations, an open mic will be available to local poets, writers and storytellers to share samples of their work. The event will be hosted by Association of Rhode Island Authors President, Steven R. Porter. Join us! Admission is free.

Visit “The Lively Literati” on Dec. 18 & Show Your Holiday Colors

sweaterPlease join authors Maria Mutch, Sylvia Weber, Tory McCagg, and Kelly Kittel at 6:30pm on December 18th at The Elephant Room, 2170 Broad Street in Cranston, for December’s edition of “The Lively Literati.”  All attendees are invited to wear their favorite “Ugly Christmas Sweater.” The event will be hosted by monthly Providence Journal Op-Ed columnist Colleen Kelly Mellor.

Each author will be offering a  brief presentation of their work, followed by an open mic where audience members are welcome to share pieces of their own poetry, prose or other writing. Books from our featured authors will be available for purchase — just in time for holiday gift giving. Admission is free. Join us!

NK Free Library Celebrates Local Author Day

local authorsMeet ARIA authors Rachael McIntosh, Marjorie Harrison, Kelly Kittel, Gail Eastwood, Peter Cannon, Jane McCarthy, Edwin Lionel Flynn, Patricia Hinkley and others at the North Kingstown Free Library (100 Boone Street) this Saturday, December 6, starting at 2 p.m. Hear brief presentations from each author, followed by opportunities to purchase many great, signed books just in time for the holidays. For more information, visit the library’s website at http://www.nklibrary.org/.

RI Authors to be Featured at Inaugural Mind, Body & Spirit Experience

MBS TICKET BANNERBilled as a landmark event for Rhode Island, the first annual Mind, Body & Spirit Experience will be held on Saturday, November 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. The event will feature premiere presentations, exhibits and speakers joined together to promote and celebrate wholeness and well-being.

Included among the event’s headliners is ARIA member, spiritual medium and author  Roland Comtois along with ARIA member, author and motivational speaker Kurtis Lee Thomas. In addition, authors Mike Squatrito, Joanne Phillips, Dawn Porter and Steven Porter will be on hand to personalize and sell their books.

To learn more about this terrific event, visit: http://mindbodyspiritri.com/.

 

Join us at November’s “The Lively Literati”


LiteratiNov2014Join the Association of Rhode Island Authors at The Elephant Room at 2170 Broad Street in Cranston for our monthly “Lively Literati” (formerly Poetry Night) on Thursday, November 20th at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

This month, the event will showcase the talents of local writers Kristen Calenda, H. Philip West, Jr. and Deborah L. Halliday, who will share samples of their work, followed by an “open mic” where anyone and everyone will be invited to participate.

The Lively Literati continues on December 18 when we will present  Tory McCagg and Kelly Kittel. Additional authors will be added to the line-up soon.

Watch for additional “Lively Literati” events and more local, featured authors throughout the coming year.