The 8th Annual 'Fall Gathering of Authors' is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at the   Arkansas Convention Center, located at 5200 Convention Plaza at 10AM.

This benefit fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Center will feature over 40 authors for book signings and meet and greets with the general public. There will be two early morning speaking sessions prior to the event 8AM-845AM and 9-9:45AM. As always there will be a Kid's Corner with arts and crafts, games, special readings plus lots of door prizes.

In addition, there will be Charity Dinner on Friday, Oct. 27, everyone who wants to attend must RSVP. Cost of the dinner is $25 a person, children 12 and under $10. There will also be a live auction for some great items. All money raised at this dinner and auction will go to St. Jude. You can see a list of auction items and door prizes here.

For more information about the Fall Gathering of Authors, please call 903-701-1205 or visit their website.