UPPAA Newsletter Winter 2019 Issue posted!

The “Written Word” is the official newsletter of the UPPAA, members receive full-color printed copies in the mail.  This is just one of many member benefits, including free admission to our Spring Conference where you can learn from other successful authors, illustrators and publishers.  Please enjoy the latest issue here!

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WANTED: Webmaster for UPPAA

If you have basic skills in HTML and managing menus, posts, and pages on a WordPress site, you may be just the person the UPPAA is looking  for! Starting on June 1st, 2019 we’ll need a new Webmaster for UPPAA.org and all related social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Managing the website encompasses several related activities:  New book announcements…

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B&N Plans to Open 10-15 Stores in 2019

Barnes & Noble plans to open 10-15 new stores in 2019, about three-quarters of which will replace larger stores whose leases have ended, while one-quarter will be in new locations, the company said yesterday in a conference call with analysts (transcript courtesy of Seeking Alpha) following the release of second-quarter…

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Call for Chapter Proposals: “The Northern Midwest and the US-Canadian Borderlands: Essays on a Forgotten Region

The editors of the collection will be Jon K. Lauck and Gleaves Whitney. All proposals should be sent to jlauck1941@hotmail.com Volume editors seek proposals for chapters to be included in an edited collection focused on exploring the northern reaches of the American Midwest and the borderlands, or imagined borderlands, along the…

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Write for Marquette Monthly

The Marquette Monthly is looking for people to write articles for it and thought some of our members might be interested. It is especially looking for people living in and looking to write about north and central UP. Anyone interested can contact: editor@marquettemonthly.org (Joe Zyble) or senioreditor@marquettemonthly.org (Rebecca Tavernini). You…

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Upper Peninsula Michigan Bookstores

BOOKSTORES Marquette Regional History Center Attn: Jessica Bays – Store Manager 145 W Spring St Marquette, MI 49855-4628 Marquette Arts & Culture Center 217 N Front St Marquette, MI 49855-4220 Gloria Tiglas, Acquisitions Mgr Booktique 125 S Cedar St Manistique, MI 49854-1437 Acquisitions Manager MTU Campus Bookstore 1503 Townsend Dr…

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UPPAA Fall 2017 Newsletter

JUDGES NEEDED FOR NEW STUDENT CONTEST Any UPPAA member who is willing to help as a judge for the upcoming student writing contest should contact Larry Buege: LSBuege@aol.com. Judges will read through about 10 stories written by high school students and score them on a number of items. A scoring sheet will be provided. We should…

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