Upper Peninsula Authors book signing during Copper Harbor’s Art in the Park

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For Immediate Release:  August 17, 2022

Upper Peninsula Authors book signing during Copper Harbor’s Art in the Park

  • August 20th & 21st, 2022
  • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Grandpa’s Barn – on the porch

340 Fourth Street

Copper Harbor, MI  49918

(behind Copper Harbor’s one-room school)

For More Information:  Call Grandpa’s Barn 906.289.4377 or email lwescoat@pasty.net


It’s time to celebrate the art of books at Grandpa’s Barn during Copper Harbor’s annual Art in the Park this weekend!  Come sit on the porch and chat with some of your favorite Upper Peninsula authors to find out the story behind their books and what new projects they have for the future.  A variety of genres will be represented – children’s, mysteries, humor, memoir, and history to name a few, so there will be something for everyone.  Each author will be ready with pen in hand to sign your book, and books will be available for sale during the event.  There’s a lot happening in Copper Harbor this weekend, so be sure to come down and join the fun!


Saturday, August 20th from 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday, August 21st from 10 am to 5 pm

Name Books Time – Sat
T. Marie Bertineau         The Mason House Sat 8/20

10:00 – 12:00

Amanda Wais Little Slices of da Harbor; Digging for Light Sat 8/20

11:00 – 1:00

Richard P. Smith Deer and Bear Hunting Books and DVDs Sat 8/20

12:00 – 2:00 

Laura Smyth Wandering in My Mind; Adventures In the U.P. Sat 8/20

1:00 – 3:00 

Lesley DuTemple Stars in the Water; One Starry Night Sat 8/20

2:00 – 4:00

Name Books Time – Sun
Jean Ellis


Richard P. Smith

Beyond Brothels & Bars


Deer and Bear Hunting books and DVDs

Sun 8/21

10:00 – 12:00

Terri Martin High on the Vine;  The Home Wind;  Moose Willow Mystery Sun 8/21

11:00 – 1:00

Joe Kirkish


Maria Vezzetti Matson

Long Exposure: My Life In and Beyond the Copper Country


     Alone to America; Gelsomina’s Story

Sun 8/21

12:00 – 2:00

Deborah Fronteria


Larry Jorgensen

Living on Sisu, Superior Tapestry


      Shipwrecked and Rescued: Cars and Crew

Sun 8/21

1:00 – 3:00

Cyndi Perkins      More Than You Think You Know Sun 8/21

2:00 – 4:00

Erika Vye How the Rock Connects Us: A Geoheritage Guide to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale Sun 8/21

3:00 – 5:00


Book Raffle for Aimee Bissonette books.

PLUS other authors will be stopping in, unscheduled – you never know who you’ll meet at Grandpa’s Barn.  See you soon!


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