The Expo will feature over 80 published Rhode Island authors, doubling the number of authors who participated in ARIA's inaugural Expo in 2013. Books on display from participating authors will be from a wide variety of disciplines including romance, mystery, horror, history, biography and children's. Autographed books will be available for purchase and a list of participating authors is posted on ARIA's website, www.RIAuthors.org. Parking and admission to the event are free.
The West Warwick Civic Center, at 100 Factory Street, is adjacent to West Warwick High School and situated near the center of the state.
The Rhode Island Authors Expo is co-sponsored by the Rhode Island Center for the Book, Wakefield Books and the Independent Publishers of New England. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
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. More information about the group can be found on its website www.RIAuthors.org.