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: 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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Q&A session with Brad Blair & Tim Ellis, authors of the award-winning  👽 “Great Lakes Monsters and Mysteries”

UPPAA Great lakes and mysteries ep 5 - brad blair & elms.

For those of you who missed this week’s spooktacular event, we have a very season and supremely cool presentation of the many weird sightings of monsters and unexplained phenomena in the Great Lakes region, with a focus on the U.P.  A wide range of topics are discussed from paranormal sightings…

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Fall Picnic for UPPAA Members!

UPPAA A picnic area with tables and benches in the middle of a wooded area.

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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