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b&n2Anyone can join the Association of Rhode Island Authors, but you’ll find that published authors (and aspiring authors with complete manuscripts) will benefit most from membership. In addition, your membership fee helps support all Rhode Island’s most talented writers.

Benefits of an ARIA membership include:

  • Networking with dozens of local, published authors at monthly meetings.
  • Presentations from industry pros on a wide array of publishing topics.
  • Exclusive invitations to speak and conduct presentations at libraries and other venues.
  • Advance notice of expos, festivals and other events where books are sold.
  • Opportunities to participate in events like NEIBA, NELA, BBF, The Scituate Art Festival and other similar activities.
  • A reduced table fee at The Rhode Island Authors Expo.
  • A website link in ARIA’s members directory.
  • And much more!

NEW MEMBERS: Annual dues are just $35. To join ARIA, simply download,  print and mail our 2016 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.