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Month: November 2014

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.

Expo Week: The Countdown Begins!

Join us this Saturday (11/8) at the West Warwick Civic Center from 10-3 for Rhode Island’s most exciting literary event — The 2nd Annual Rhode Island Author’s Expo!

Meet award-winning and celebrated authors Maria Mutch, Bruce DeSilva, Mark Ellis, Roland Comtois, Annette Blair, Melissa Ellis, Phil West and literally DOZENS more. Signed books will be available for purchase from everyone. There will also be an opportunity to win many great raffle prizes, highlighted by a Kindle loaded with e-books from R.I. writers.

Special thanks goes out to our sponsors Pubslush, Wakefield Books, The Rhode Island Center for the Book, The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE). TalkStream Radio and to everyone who has helped organize this year’s event.

For more information:

Visit our Expo Webpage
Check out this Providence Sunday Journal story
Listen to this interview with PRO-FM’s “Giovanni & Kim” morning DJ, Kim Zandy: Cumulus Cares (MP3)
Or watch this interview on WPRI-TV’s “The Rhode Show

We will see you there!