The 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.