• National Book Awards Festival - Bringing the best writing in America to Huntsville
  • National Book Awards Stage with 4 people sitting in chairs
  • Reading on Stage
  • Stage at NBAF

National Book Awards Festival

Tuesday, March 29, 2022


The National Book Awards Festival at SHSU brings recent National Book Award finalists and winners to Huntsville, Texas 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.

Author Lineup

Christopher Paul CurtisChristopher Paul Curtis

Diana Khoi NguyenDiana Khoi Nguyen

Kimberly King ParsonsKimberly King Parsons



Dr. Jake Blevins
Phone: (936)294-1404  |  Email: nbaf@shsu.edu


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