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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May Amelia Shapton: 1st place winner of the Dandelion Cottage Short Story Contest

Congratulations to May Amelia Shapton who placed first in the Dandelion Cottage Short Story Contest!   May Amelia Shapton took first place honors in the high school division this year. She is a senior at Lake Linden-Hubbell High School. May Amelia enjoys traveling, and cross-stitching, and her love of reading…

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U.P. Reader Volume #4 includes Best Stories from U.P. Writers of All Ages

UP Reader 4 Cover

The Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA) presents the fourth installment of the U.P. Reader. This latest and biggest ever edition of the annual anthology will feature the collected works of forty-five of the best of the authors of the Upper Peninsula.  We are again thrilled to include the…

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U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Story

  U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 3rd Annual Dandelion Cottage Award Winners U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Story   MARQUETTE, MI (March 23, 2020)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) is extremely pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd annual Dandelion Cottage…

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