Three Upper Peninsula Authors Win Historical Society of Michigan Awards

By Ernest Dempsey (NewsBlaze) The Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) congratulates the three of its member authors – Mikel B. Classen, Ann Dallman, and Jane Kopecky – for winning the 2020 State History Awards presented by the Historical Society of Michigan (HSM). Presented during its annual Michigan History…

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Raymond Luczak releases new book of Ironwood short stories

UPPAA member Raymond Luczak proudly announces his new book of short stories based in Ironwood, Michigan.  The full title is Compassion, Michigan: The Ironwood Stories. It is now available at online stores including Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Local bookstores which stock the book will be announced shortly. Synopsis: Encompassing…

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Bestselling Author Karen Dionne from St. Ignace speaks about The Wicked Sister in a recorded interview on YouTube

  The Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) hosted a special online event with U.P. author Karen Dionne about her new novel The Wicked Sister.  The interview was hosted by UPPAA President and publisher Victor R. Volkman (Modern History Press, Ann Arbor).   The event featured a brief reading…

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UPPAA’s Own Mikel Classen Nominated for Charles Follo Award

  The Historical Society of Michigan has nominated historian, author, and editor Mikel Bruce Classen for the next Charles Follo Award, which is presented annually at the Upper Peninsula History Conference. Classen has literally dedicated most of his professional life as a writer to the promotion of U.P. history. His…

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