Two local authors recently visited the Livingston Parish Library, according to a news release from the library.

Barbara Barnes Sims discussed her book “The Next Elvis: Searching for Stardom at Sun Records,” and Season Vining visited the Writers Circle to discuss her experiences and the writing process.

Sims discussed her book at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library on Feb. 29, recounting her time working as publicist and sales promotion coordinator for Sun Records and her experiences with artists such as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and others.

On March 3, Vining visited the Denham Springs-Walker Branch’s adult Writers Circle to share her experiences and discuss the writing and publishing processes. Vining has published three books: “Beautiful Addictions,” “Held Against You” and “Perfect Betrayal,” released in August 2015.