Authors at Rhode Island Comic Con

The Association of Rhode Island Authors will have several tables at the Rhode Island Comic Con on November 11-13, 2016 at the Providence Convention Center.


We will be at the following tables: 931, 933, 935, 937, 939, Artist Alley Table 731 as well as 12G and 15G.

The following authors will also be selling their books during the convention:


Christopher Paniccia  – Table 12G

Lisa Jacob – Table 15G

Tim Jones – Artis Alley Table 731

Scott Williams Simmons – Artist Alley Table 433

Authors at tables 931, 933, 935, 937, 939

Sean Fay Wolf

Mike Squatrito

Joseph Mazzenga

Heather Rigney

Joshua Blum

Errick Nunnally

D. R. Perry

L. L. Craft

Tabitha Lord

Peter Larrivee and more!

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Authors on the Air

This week, ARIA starts its radio interview series with WEMF Boston Citywide Blackout Internet Radio Show and 1540 AM WADK Newport, RI that will lead up to the Rhode Island Author Expo on Satruday, December 5th at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston.

If you have time, give them a listen and hear all about their books, current projects, and updates about the RI Author Expo. Here is this year’s lineup:

WEMF Schedule:

October 27, 9:00 PM: Loren Walker
November 3, 9:00 PM: Sam Kafrissen
November 10, 9:00 PM: B.J. Knapp
November 17, 9:00 PM: Mike Squatrito
December 1, 9:00 PM: Mark Perry 


November 1, 10:30 AM: Mary Volk
November 4, 10:30 AM: Elda Dawber
November 8, 10:30 AM: Joe Mazzenga
November 11, 10:30 AM: Rick Marchetti
November 15, 10:30 AM: Linda Carvelli
November 18, 10:30 AM: Nora Hall
November 22, 10:30 AM: Wendy Fachon
November 25, 10:30 AM: Sylvia Weber
November 29, 10:30 AM: Deb Tillinghast
December 2, 10:30 AM: Steve Porter

Shoreline Anthology Available Now

We’re proud to announce that “Shoreline: Selected Short Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry & Prose from The Association of Rhode Island Authors” is now available. This book of original, previously unpubliBookCoverImageshed work features 19 exceptional pieces written exclusively for this volume.

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RI Books, Children’s Authors Highlight 2nd Annual PVDFest


Come to Providence’s biggest event of the year — PVDFest — on Saturday, June 4th. where ARIA will be selling books written by RI writers from 11 to 6 in Burnside Park. At 4:30,  join ARIA’s children’s authors at the kids stage for a storytelling session featuring original RI stories.

Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island.  Artists from across the globe join with the Ocean State’s finest for a free outdoor party that inspires the soul, fires the spirit, and has thousands dancing in the streets. The cityscape pulses with cultural energy and urban spectacle in this Creative Capital celebration.