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

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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Emberlight Poet Laureate

Emberlight is not associated with UPPAA, but we wanted to share this opportunity with our authors! JULY 1–AUGUST 27, 2022 Emberlight returns this summer! For those who may not know, the Emberlight Festival is an annual celebration that produces world-class art within the natural beauty of Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula….

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UP Notable Book Club presents a virtual Q&A with U.P. author Craig A. Brockman about his novel Dead of November

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 11th event is with Craig A. Brockman whose dark fantasy novel Dead of November evokes the spine-tingling…

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UPPAA Summer 2021 Newsletter

   “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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