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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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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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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UPPAA 2021 Spring Newsletter

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   “The Written Word” is the official newsletter of UPPAA.  It contains notable news about the group and some of its members as well as upcoming opportunities. This is just one of many member benefits, including free admission to our Spring Conference where you can learn from other successful authors, illustrators…

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UPPAA to Offer Free Student Workshop for Writing Contest

Lucy Woods, Copper Country Christian School

Students in grades five through twelve who are interested in submitting to the Dandelion Cottage Student Short Story Contest sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA) are invited to sign up for a free short story  writing workshop. Hurry, space is limited to the first twenty students…

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