U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 7th Annual Dandelion Cottage Award Winners

Houghton High School Takes Another Hat Trick đźŹ’ U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Stories MARQUETTE, MI (March 4th, 2024)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) is extremely pleased to announce the winners of the 7th annual Dandelion Cottage Award. The award recognizes U.P. student short…

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Best Photos – 2023 Spring Conference

UPPAA A man in a hat playing a piano.

Laura Smyth’s presentation Laura Smyth on Book Cover Design Bookseller’s Round Table Bookseller’s Round Table Booksellers Round Table CAPTION Happy 25th Anniversary to UPPAA Carrie Pearson on how children’s books are illustrated CAPTION CAPTION Brandy Thomas on audiobook basics Volunteers in action Brandy Thomas Tyler Tichelaar Tyler Tichelaar Terri Martin…

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The U.P. Poet Laureate Foundation accepting applications for the 2023 U.P. Poet Laureate

The U.P. Poet Laureate Foundation is not associated with UPPAA, but we wanted to share this opportunity with our authors!  The official application for the role of U.P. Poet Laureate is now open. The application form and information are available on the U.P. Poet Laureate Foundation website: https://uppoetlaureate.org/. The submission deadline…

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

UPPAA Karen doane, author of the wicked sister.

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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Banking on Literacy Fundraiser

Range Bank is not associated with UPPAA, but we wanted to share this opportunity with our authors!  Range Bank is once again organizing their Banking on Literacy Fundraiser for the Marquette Chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which will be held on the evening of Tuesday, June 14th at their headquarters in Downtown…

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