First Annual Upper Peninsula Nature Writing Contest

North Country Publishing of Skandia and Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore of Munising, announce the First Annual Nature Writing Contest. Entrants must be current permanent Upper Peninsula residents. Contest guidelines will be advertised in the April and May issues of the Marquette Monthly and in the Munising News on the first…

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Announcing Copper Empire: A new novel by Donna Searight Simons

  Copper Empire is a book of historical fiction written by Donna Searight Simons. Paul Weyburn and his fellow copper miners have tolerated dangerous working conditions for too long in Red Jacket, Michigan.  Some of their workmates are being maimed or killed thousands of feet underground. . .which one of them…

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call for submissions – an anthology for ArtPrize 2013

I’m involved in a project that I’m really excited about. My writing group, Cascade Writers Group (CWG), is publishing an anthology of literary works called “Imagine This!” for ArtPrize. The anthology will be published by Schuler Books and Chapbook Press, and will be available at ArtPrize venues and other stores in the area. It…

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Iron County Historical and Museum Society: 50th Anniversary Event

Please Come To the Iron County Historical and Museum Society Special Event  The 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins:  Bernhardt Book Signing Preserving & Sharing Our Iron County Heritage Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 1 pm: Book signing by Harold & Marcia Bernhardt  Approximately 2:15 pm:  There will be a dramatic performance about organizing The very 1st Society meeting, which occurred…

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Gretchen Preston – Writing as a Blind Author: Challenges and Opportunities

On September 13th, 2012 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with self-published  author and entrepreneur Gretchen Preston about the challenges and opportunities of living every day as a legally blind, visually-impaired person. Gretchen Preston is a children’s book author who lives near Marquette, Michigan. Legally blind since the fifth grade…

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