Auburn a sponsor of Alabama Book Festival April 18 in Montgomery

More than 50 novelists, poets, artists, illustrators, playwrights and children's authors will be at Old Alabama Town in Montgomery, Ala., April 18 for the fourth annual Alabama State book festival.

The festival will include readings and book signings by Pulitizer Prize winner Rick Bragg.

The festival is a free public event sponsored by the Alabama Center for the Book, an affiliate program of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

It will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information including a list of presenters and a site map, go to Web site www.alabamabookcenter.org or call 334-844-4946.