Mikel Classen appearance on UP Notable Book Club

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MIKEL B. CLASSEN has been writing and photographing northern Michigan in newspapers and magazines for over thirty-five years, creating feature articles about the life and culture of Michigan’s north country. A journalist, historian, photographer and author with a fascination of the world around him, he enjoys researching and writing about…

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UPPAA’s Own Mikel Classen Nominated for Charles Follo Award

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  The Historical Society of Michigan has nominated historian, author, and editor Mikel Bruce Classen for the next Charles Follo Award, which is presented annually at the Upper Peninsula History Conference. Classen has literally dedicated most of his professional life as a writer to the promotion of U.P. history. His…

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U.P. Reader Volume #4 includes Best Stories from U.P. Writers of All Ages

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The Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA) presents the fourth installment of the U.P. Reader. This latest and biggest ever edition of the annual anthology will feature the collected works of forty-five of the best of the authors of the Upper Peninsula.  We are again thrilled to include the…

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1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List


U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List   MARQUETTE, MI (March 30, 2020)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) announces the 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List this week. UPPAA Publications Chair Mikel Classen (Sault Ste. Marie) initiated the effort as a response…

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Upper Peninsula of MI Adventure Continues in Second Edition of ‘Lake Superior Tales’

Pirates and treasure, the timeless theme in adventurous fiction, takes center stage in Mikel B. Classen’s second edition of Lake Superior Tales: Stories of Humor and Adventure in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Published by the Modern History Press (November 2018), the book includes ten stories that span the 19th century through present day,…

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U.P. Author Day Event in Marquette Michigan Oct 8 2016

September 30, 2016 For  Immediate Release: Margaret Boyle Programming Coordinator Peter White Public Library 217 N. Front St. Marquette, MI  49855 906.226.4318 mboyle@uproc.lib.mi.us U.P. Author Day Event  at PWPL Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 10:30 am-3:30 pm Peter White Public Library, lower level 217 N. Front St., Marquette, MI 49855…

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