UP Notable Book Club presents a virtual Q&A with U.P. author James H. McCommons, author of Camera 📷 Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography

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 fourth event is with U.P. author and NMU professor James H. McCommons featuring Camera Hunter, the first…

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U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Story

1st Place winners of the Dandelion Cottage Award

For Immediate Release… Contact: Victor Volkman (734) 417-4266 President@UPPAA.org www.UPPAA.org U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 4th Annual Dandelion Cottage Award Winners U.P. Student Writers to be Honored for Best Short Story MARQUETTE, MI (March 8, 2021)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) is extremely pleased to announce…

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Meet Karen Dionne, author of “Marsh King’s Daughter” at the UP Notable Book Club event

Join the UP Notable Book Club – it’s free to everyone! UP Notable Book Club:  Evelyn Gathu, Director of the Crystal Falls Community District Library has scheduled author events with these winners of the 1st UP Notable Book List.  The first event is with Karen Dionne featuring the international bestseller…

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Tyler Tichelaar releases “Kawbawgam: The Chief, The Legend, the Man”

Tyler Tichelaar will be releasing his latest book, “Kawbawgam: The Chief, The Legend, the Man” this week.   He will be giving a presentation about Kawbawgam on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom at the Marquette Regional History Center. To attend you must register and make a $5…

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Carolyn Howard-Johnson on Book Promotion Techniques

Carolyn Howard-Johnson: New Book or Old: Great Launch Techniques Are Dependable Career Boosters Inspiration for Procrastinators: My Never-Too-Late Story:  In this confidence-building opening address, Carolyn Howard-Johnson shares her story and tons of tips learned from launching her own sixteen books in several genres, many of them multi award winners and…

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UPPAA to Offer Free Student Workshop for Writing Contest

Lucy Woods, Copper Country Christian School

Students in grades five through twelve who are interested in submitting to the Dandelion Cottage Student Short Story Contest sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA) are invited to sign up for a free short story  writing workshop. Hurry, space is limited to the first twenty students…

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Volkman reviews Tyler R. Tichelaar’s “Kawbawgam: The Chief, The Legend, The Man”

by Victor R. Volkman, Senior Editor, Modern History Press TITLE: Kawbagam: The Chief, The Legend, The Man AUTHOR: Tyler R. Tichelaar PUB DATE: Nov. 2020 PUBLISHER: Marquette Fiction. Kawbawgam  by Tyler R. Tichelaar, PhD, is the first woke history of Native Americans in Upper Michigan that I have read. I’ll…

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