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what an amazing day!
Association of Rhode Island AuthorsARIA extends its thanks to the hundreds of book enthusiasts who turned out for the Authors Expo to support Rhode Island writers.
CLICK HERE to view dozens of photographs taken that day, courtesy of Jerri Moon Cantone.
CLICK HERE to listen to interviews with over 20 authors from the show floor, courtesy of TalkStream Radio.
The Association of Rhode Island Authors Presents
~ Second Annual ~

The 2014 Rhode Island AUTHORS EXPO

Saturday, November 8
West Warwick Civic Center • 100 Factory Street • 10 a.m to 3 p.m.

Over 100 Local Writers!

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Featuring a special presentation from Kurtis Lee Thomas
Kurtis Lee Thomas
A set of books from international, bestselling R.I. author
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Gloria Nagy


A Kindle E-Reader!
with several great e-books from leading Rhode Island authors!

Thank you to all our raffle donors! 
The Skeffington Family, Judith Glynn, CVSHealth, Martha Reynolds, Kristen Calenda, The Stadium Theater, Fastnet Pub, The General Store, Salon Ellie Rose, Salon KG, Texas Roadhouse, Vikki Corliss, Leigh Brown, Sports & More, Panera Bread, Living Chi Massage Therapy, Ashley Richer Photography, Med-Weight Loss Clinic, Gloria Nagy, Frank Anzeveno, Deborah Halliday, Paul Shire & 2 Pauls’ City Grille, Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, Providence Segway Tours, Emmily’s Restaurant & Wakefield Books

This event is FREE and Open to the Public.
Signed books will be available for purchase.
click here for directions

Over 100 Rhode Island Authors Scheduled to Appear!
Gail Alofsin, C. Rudolph Barlow, Annette Blair, Andrew Boisvert, R.A. Boudreau, Leigh Brown, Thom Cahir, Kristen Calenda, Paul F. Caranci, Dr. Erik J. Chaput, Connie Ciampanelli, Sebastian Cole, Al Colella, Roland Comtois, Michael G. Cooley, Sharon Contillo, Victoria Corliss, Michael deAngeli, James Daley, Leah DeCesare, Christine DePetrillo, Bruce DeSilva, Carol Desforges, Jim Dyer, Dee Eaton, Gail Eastwood, Tina Egnoski, Mark Ellis, Mellisa Martin Ellis, Rich Feitelberg, Derek Feuti, Tom Fitzgerald, Edwin Lionel Flynn, Gail Gilkey, Judith Glynn, Hannah R. Goodman, Sammie Grace, John W. Grisham, Don N. Hagist, Nora Hall, Deborah Halliday, Christie O’Neil Harrison, Marjorie Harrison, Patricia Hinkley, Rev. Lynne C. Holden, Burt Jagolinzer, Nancy James, Coralie Hughes Jensen, Zoie Jenkins, Lynn Jenssen, Sam Kafrissen, Lauren E. Kelley, Alex Kimmell, Portia Little, Elyse Major, Peter Mandel, Dave Mann, Rick Marchetti, Christine Mazurk, Joseph Mazzenga, Jane McCarthy, Seth McCombs, Rachael L. McIntosh, Joann Mead, Colleen Kelly Mellor, J.L. Metcalf, Patricia Mitchell, Donna Russo Morin, Maria Mutch, Lisa Norato, Vanessa Paniccia, Patricia Perrin, Dr. Karen Petit, Peter Pezzelli, Joanne Phillips, Cris Pfeil, Dawn M. Porter, Steven R. Porter, Martha Reynolds, Ashley Richer, Heather Rigney, Theresa Schimmel, Tony Silbert, Scott William Simmons, Dr. Kate Siner, Rhiannon Smith, Jeanine Spikes, Paul Spremulli, Mike Squatrito, Lyn Stanzione, Kurtis Lee Thomas, Tom Trabulsi, G.A. Warren, Adam Wasserman, Rob Watts, H. Philip West, Jr., Terry Wildemann, K.C. Wilder, Ray Wolf, Sean Fay Wolfe, Julie Yingling, Marie Younkin-Waldman

Supported by

Wakefield Books

RI Center for the Book



Details Subject to Change. Please Check Back for Updates

AUTHORS: The deadline to regsiter to exhibit has now passed. If you’d like to still be considered, please email Steve at Authors@RIAuthors.org to be added to our wait list. 

SPONSORS: Consider supporting the Rhode Island Author’s Expo with a donation. For more information about how you can help, click here or contact Vanessa at vmh107@cox.net.

The Association of Rhode Island Authors (ARIA) is a non-profit organization of local, published writers of both fiction and non-fiction committed to raising awareness of the outstanding written works crafted by writers in Rhode Island and other nearby communities.

In addition, ARIA hopes to become the definitive referral center for all local bookstores, libraries and readers seeking information about and presentations from Rhode Island authors. ARIA authors are available for speaking engagements, book signings, lectures, workshops and other activities that promote local writers and writing.

Membership in ARIA is open to any local author who may be traditionally published, self-published or indie-published in any paper or electronic format. To join the organization and be included in its membership activities, contact Author@RIAuthors.org.

For more information, please contact ARIA at:


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