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Join the Association of Rhode Island Authors at
Elephant Room at 2170 Broad Street in Cranston for our monthly
"Lively Literati" (formerly Poetry Night)
on Thursday, September 25th at 6:30 p.m. Admssion is free.
This month, the event will showcase the talents
of local authors Ray
Smith and J.L.
Metcalf who will share samples of their work, followed by
an "open mic" where anyone and everyone will be invited
And on October 30, we will present
Carol Desforges and a special Halloween theme. Additional
authors will be added to the line-up soon.
Watch for additional "Lively Literati"
events and more local, featured authors, on the last Thursday
of each month throughout the coming year.
ARIA TO PARTICPATE IN 2014
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE HOMECOMING
& FALL WEEKEND FESTIVITIES
Over two dozen published Rhode Island authors will
be signing and selling books at the 2014 Rhode Island College
Homecoming Celebration on Saturday, October 18th from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. For a schedule of all the exciting weekend activities,
OCTOBER WORKSHOP TO EXPLORE
RHODE ISLAND WRITING & THE COMMON CORE
Designed for local teachers, reading specialists,
school administrators and other educators, this special presentation
sponsored by ARIA, The
East Bay Education Collaborative and myOn,
will explore craft and structure within the Common Core anchor
standards for literacy. Over thirty local writers will be in attendance
to discuss how authors bring meaning to their text, and they will
be available to sign and sell their books, tto.
To register for this unique, ground-breaking program,
HERE. For more information, contact Ronald Kahn at EBEC at
MEET ALL YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS AT
THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WOMEN'S EXPOS
The 2014 Southern New England Women's Expos will
be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Twin River Event Center
in Lincoln, RI from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, November
9 at the Holiday Inn in Taunton, MA from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In addition to the dozens of engaging exhibitors,
many of your favorite writers will be on hand to meet with fans,
conduct presentations and sell their inspiring books.
THIS FALL, YOU'LL FIND RHODE ISLAND AUTHORS
ALL OVER NEW ENGLAND
Are you heading to the New
England Independent Bookstore Association (NEIBA) annual conference
in Providence? Or how about the
New England Library Association Annual Conference in Boxborough,
MA? Or perhaps you'll be strolling the streets with thousands
of happy readers at the 2014
Boston Book Festival?
Through a partnership with the
Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE), you'll be able
to meet many of ARIA's finest new authors no matter where you
find yourself this Fall. Make sure you stop by support Rhode Island's
SAVE THE DATE! IT'S AUTHOR'S DAY AT
THE GREENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRAY
On Saturday, December 13th, authors Jim Ignasher,
Edwin Lionel Flynn, Paul Caranci, Dawn M. Porter, Derek Feuti
& Julien Ayotte will be on hand to visit with patrons
and talk about their books. Check back soon for more information
about this very special day.
RHODE ISLAND AUTHOR MEET & GREET
Thanks to all the readers and book buyers who
dropped by the Warwick Public Library on August 9th to make our
event such a great success!
Introducing... BOOK MAKERS!
ARIA, in partnership with TalkStream
Radio, is proud to bring you an original series of 15 minute
podcasts featuring all your favorite Rhode Island authors. Check
back frequently for new broadcasts in thes series!
Episode 1 -- Steven
R. Porter (mp3)
Episode 2 -- Marcus
Episode 3 -- Ana
Arelys Cruz Cabrera (mp3)
MEET AUTHORS, BUY BOOKS
AT THE SCITUATE FARMER'S MARKET
Every Saturday between May 10 and October 4, The
Scituate Farmer's Market will host a local, Rhode Island
author! The Market runs from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. every Saturday morning
on the town green in picturesque Scituate Village, directly across
from the North
Scituate Public Library.
To download the complete schedule of author appearances, CLICK
"CURIOSITY & MISCHIEF"
HOSTS SUMMER AUTHOR'S SERIES
Over 20 Rhode Island Authors will be signing and
selling books on weekends all summer long at the "Curisoty
& Mischief" Gift Shop in the Narragansett Pier
Marketplace in Narragansett.
For information, call the store at (401) 782-1992. And click
here for a schedule. (Subject to change.)
ARIA NAMED PBN FEATURED NON-PROFIT
12/13/13 -- ARIA was recently featured
in the Providence Business News.
HERE to read about ARIA's rapid growth and where the association
is heading in 2014.
HUNDREDS TURN OUT
FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL RI AUTHORS EXPO!
The First Annual Rhode Island Authors Expo was an overwhelming
success! Held at the Courthouse
Center for the Arts in Kingston, over 300 readers turned out
to chat with authors and buy books. Forty-five of our state's
top authors were present.
Special thanks is extended to Wakefield
Books, the Courthouse
Center for the Arts, the Rhode
Island Center for the Book, and to everyone who helped make
our event so succesful.
HERE for more photos from the event.