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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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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1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List

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U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List   MARQUETTE, MI (March 30, 2020)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) announces the 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List this week. UPPAA Publications Chair Mikel Classen (Sault Ste. Marie) initiated the effort as a response…

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Congratulations Lucy Woods, 2nd Place winner Dandelion Cottage

Lucy Woods, Copper Country Christian School

The second place award for this year’s Dandelion Cottage Short Story Award went to Lucy Woods, a junior from Copper Country Christian School, for her story “Stellae.”  This is the second time this contest has been awarded by the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA).  Winners of first, second,…

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Marquette Monthly Annual Short Story Contest – submit your work!

Marquette Monthly has hosted an annual Short Story Contest since 1990. It is open to all U.P. fiction writers. A $250 cash prize is awarded to the author of the winning entry, which is also published in the MM. Contest Guidelines All entries must be works of fiction no longer…

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