Local author, Francis Collins and her daughter, Anna Smith will speak at the Orange County Christian Writers Guild, Sept. 1, from 6-7 pm, at the Brown Hearing Center, 105 Camellia, Orange, behind Dairy Queen.

Collins is a published author with a new book out. Smith is the owner of Asher Luis Boutique in Orange.

The Guild is a free organization and is open to all. For information, please email Karen Y. Stevens at karen.stevens@coldwellbanker.com, or call 988-2588.