Granite School District's Writing Festival will be Saturday, April 13, in Eisenhower Junior High School, 4351 S. Redwood Road.

Several hundred junior and senior high school students from throughout the district are expected to attend the event, which will feature a talk by David Lee, Southern Utah University professor and noted Utah poet.Other prominent Utah authors will conduct workshop sessions and the Junior Shakespeare Company will entertain.

Each student must present a "polished" piece of writing as his ticket to get into the festival. In small groups, the students will critique each others' work.