The 7th Annual Fall "Gathering of Authors" Charity Event and Book Signing is today Oct. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center located at 5200 Convention Plaza Drive. This annual fundraiser benefits St. Jude Children's  Research Center.

The event gets kicked off this evening with dinner at 7PM. Cost is $25 Adults and $10 (12 & under). On Saturday there will be a total of 36 authors attending this event which will feature John T. Wayne, grandson of the late John Wayne, Patty Wiseman, author of historical romance novels and Harlequin author Penny Richards. Admission to the "Fall Gathering of Authors" is free and begins at 10AM until 3PM Saturday.

Make sure to bring the kids out for some fun in "Kids Corner" with plenty of arts & crafts, storytelling, face painting and free refreshments. Door prizes, author break out sessions are all part of this year's fall gathering. In addition to raising money for St. Jude a donation will be given to the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

We encourage everyone to come out and help us find a cure through literacy. You can make a difference.

See all the authors who will be attending at