The National Book Awards Festival is coming to SHSU on April 6th. Recent National Book Award finalists and winners will be in Huntsville for several days of literary events that are free and open to the public. The marquee event is a reading and discussion with the visiting authors. This program is a joint endeavor of Sam Houston State University and the National Book Foundation sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing. For more information, call (936) 294-4109.