This catalog lists books which were written by members of the Upper Peninsula Publisher’s & Author’s Association (UPPAA). Any active member can submit their book data for the catalog at any time. This includes any book you may have written, regardless of whether it concerns the U.P. or not.
This novel is an urban fantasy set in the town of Marquette, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and beyond. Follow the story of 17-year-old Robert Donoghue as he discovers his powers and fights for his city and the world.
Journey with Samuel and Angelique and experience the grace of dolphins and wild horses on Cumberland Island; birds, dogs, butterflies, brook trout, and grapevines in Northern Michigan; trout-fishing in Spearfish Canyon; dogs and sheep on a Montana ranch; breathtaking duck migrations in the Canadian Provinces - and majestic hawks and a mountain bluebird on Bear Butte.
Author Frances D. Maki and illustrator Sarah L. Smith are Anishinaabe and Lakota sisters from L’Anse. "A Garden Party" is in Anishinaabemowin and English and tells the whimsical story of an enchanted party with rhyming, nature, and colorful pictures.
Travel back to Marquette's past and into its future in Tyler R. Tichelaar's new novel Odin's Eye: A Marquette Time Travel Novel. Meet historical people like Peter White and the Longyear family and discover how Marquette might have been different if certain events had gone differently.
The fire began with a lightning strike that started a unique set of events in motion, resulting in the most destructive and costly fire in Michigan since 1908. You will read about the sheer magnitude of the "Great Seney Fire" and how it stands out as an example of cooperation and a remarkable team effort of federal and state agencies.
The Unsolved Mysteries of Father Marquette's Many Graves discusses Marquette's life in the Great Lakes area, his death, and the multiple times his body has thought to have been discovered, dug up, and reburied.
An elegiac array of poems, with nostalgic themes of loss, longing, betrayal and forgiveness, Relative Sanity reflects on a lifetime in Michigan's north country.
"This lovely collection is a kind of travel narrative by a writer who 'can never get enough sky.' In poem after poem, she travels the lands of heartache and joy with grace, clarity and wisdom." -- Jerry
Robert Hugh Williams, a Second Ranger Battalion veteran and avid outdoorsman, has completed his new book “A Yooper's Tale: Death by Wendigo”: a captivating story of a band of friends that have their lives changed forever by a frightening creature of Native American lore, the Wendigo.
Vampire Grooms and Spectre Brides explores how French and British Gothic authors continually influenced each other throughout the nineteenth-century in writing classics like A Tale of Two Cities, Rookwood, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Dracula.
Six gripping short stories set in the wilderness of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan will hold the reader spellbound as the various protagonists live, and sometimes perish, in this often harsh and rugged land. The mythical village of Nelson frames the life and plights of the various actors as they plunge headlong physically, psychologically, and metaphorically, into the treacherous waters
More great short stories about some of the biggest bucks bagged by hunters in Michigan. Lessons that can be learned about deer hunting from reading these stories can be applied to deer hunting anywhere!
The U.P. Reader is an annual anthology written by Upper Peninsula writers! Submissions for U.P. Reader are currently closed and will reopen on June 1, 2023. Find out how you can submit a story, poem, or essay for our next issue.