Casting Call! Yooper reality-tv show in development!

Casting All Yoopers!!! A new casting project for a major cable network is looking to show the  rest of the  country how great the Upper Peninsula of Michigan really is! We are looking for multi-­‐generational families in the area that own businesses or are just plain Upper Peninsula royalty in their own right. Ideal candidates would be passionate Upper Peninsula people who feel bad for the Canadians and Lower Michigan folk. These people should have fun, exciting and distinctive personality and Yooper life.  Do you or someone you know… Have a fun group of family and friends Have a snowmobiling group Have a Pasty business Have a hunting group Have an Ice fishing group Have a family owned and operated business Have a dog sledding team Are members of the Polar Bear Diving Club Think that  you and your family are the best Yoopers in town If so, please send us a photo of yourself, your contact information and a short description about why you  are the best representative  for the Yooper  population to Danielle.Pisano@twofouramerica.com   Please read the PDF links below for full disclosure! TWOFOUR USA ONE SHEET Yooper Casting notice

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First Annual Upper Peninsula Nature Writing Contest

North Country Publishing of Skandia and Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore of Munising, announce the First Annual Nature Writing Contest. Entrants must be current permanent Upper Peninsula residents. Contest guidelines will be advertised in the April and May issues of the Marquette Monthly and in the Munising News on the first…

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Announcing Copper Empire: A new novel by Donna Searight Simons

  Copper Empire is a book of historical fiction written by Donna Searight Simons. Paul Weyburn and his fellow copper miners have tolerated dangerous working conditions for too long in Red Jacket, Michigan.  Some of their workmates are being maimed or killed thousands of feet underground. . .which one of them…

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call for submissions – an anthology for ArtPrize 2013

I’m involved in a project that I’m really excited about. My writing group, Cascade Writers Group (CWG), is publishing an anthology of literary works called “Imagine This!” for ArtPrize. The anthology will be published by Schuler Books and Chapbook Press, and will be available at ArtPrize venues and other stores in the area. It…

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Poetry Class and Open Mic nites in Marquette, Michigan

Amber Edmondson and Raja Howe are teaching a poetry class through the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Tuesdays, February 12-March 19, 6-8p.m. City Residents $50, Non-city $55. This class will help develop your poetic skills in a safe, creative space. Write a poem each week with the aid of guiding prompts,…

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