U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 6th Annual Dandelion Cottage Award Winners

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Houghton School Takes a Hat Trick — U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Stories MARQUETTE, MI (February 24, 2023)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) is extremely pleased to announce the winners of the 6th annual Dandelion Cottage Award. The award recognizes U.P. student short…

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UP Notable Book Club presents a Q&A session with Terri Martin, author of The Home Wind, a story for middle-grade readers

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UP Notable Book Club:  the Crystal Falls Community District Library in partnership with the U.P. Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) has scheduled author events with winners of the UP Notable Book List. The 26th event is with Terri Lynn Martin whose book The Home Wind presents the story of two…

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2023 U.P. Notable Books List honors the year’s best U.P. authors and their books

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MARQUETTE, MI (January 3rd, 2023)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) announces the 4th Annual U.P. Notable Books List this week. UPPAA Notable Books chairman Mikel Classen (Sault Ste. Marie) initiated the effort in 2019 as a response to the lack of representation of U.P. writers in other…

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Q&A Session with Karen Dionne, author of The Wicked Sister

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KAREN DIONNE’s award-winning novels set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness have been translated into dozens of languages and landed on bestseller lists around the world. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls The Wicked Sister “A devastating, magic realism–dusted psychological thriller… Dionne paints a haunting portrait of a family hurtling…

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Q&A session with Brad Blair & Tim Ellis, authors of the award-winning  👽 “Great Lakes Monsters and Mysteries”

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For those of you who missed this week’s spooktacular event, we have a very season and supremely cool presentation of the many weird sightings of monsters and unexplained phenomena in the Great Lakes region, with a focus on the U.P.  A wide range of topics are discussed from paranormal sightings…

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Fall Picnic for UPPAA Members!

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You are invited to the annual UPPAA Fall Picnic at Presque Isle Park on Saturday, September 10th, from Noon to 3:00pm. The picnic will be at the Senior Pavilion which is located near the Moosewood Nature Center. 3 Peter White Dr, Marquette, MI 49855. This is a great opportunity to…

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