Senior writers and artists are invited to hear six older published writers explain the publishing process and autograph their books for sale at 1PM Sunday, June 26 in the Community Room at Half Price Books, 5803 E. Northwest Highway (one block east of Central Expressway) in Dallas.

This special seniors event is sponsored by Ageless Authors, a local organization that encourages people age 65 and older to enrich their lives through publishing. Ageless Authors is sponsoring a writing and art contest for older people with a deadline of August 15, 2016. The best short stories, essays, poetry and art will win cash prizes and be published in an Ageless Authors Anthology this fall. For more information on the contest, go to

The authors present at the event, along with the books they will be signing, are Jane Giddan, Seventy Candles, Women thriving in their 8th Decade; Barbara Mott, Petals and Thorns; James R Callan, (newest release) A Silver Medallion; Ann Howell, (poetry books); Norman Giddan, (new release) Five Tales; and Ginnie Siena Bivona, Reality Check and The Secret Lives of Ordinary Women.

Writers and artists can get tips on entering the contest and turning their thoughts into publishing products at this special event at the Half Price Books location on Northwest Highway across Central Expressway from Northpark Center.

For more information, call Ginnie Bivona at 972 671-0002 or Larry Upshaw at 214 405-5093.