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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UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson

Carrie Pearson

UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson, Author of And Stretch To The Sun and other children’s books   Presentation Title:  “The Story of a Children’s Book: From Idea to Published Book and Surprises along the Way” When: February 4th, 2020, 7:00pm – 8:30pm.  Admission is free. Where: Lydia M. Olson Library, NMU campus  When…

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Ann Dallman releases new book about a young Native American girl

  Ann Dallman (Menominee, MI) announces the recent publication of her Middle Grade novel, “Cady and the Bear Necklace,” by Henschel HAUS Books of Milkwaukee, WI.   Cady, a 13-year-old girl of Native American heritage, has experienced change in the past year—her father’s marriage to a much younger woman, a…

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Three new hunting books from veteran U.P. hunter Richard P. Smith

UPPAA member Richard P. Smith is proud to announce two recently revised classics on bear and deer hunting and the latest entry in the ever-popular Deer Tales Series.  You can buy them at Richard’s online store or wherever fine hunting books are sold. Black Bear Hunting, 2nd Ed.   – The…

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Remembering Ben Mukkala (1930 – 2013)

The U.P. Publishers and Authors Association sadly marks the passing of one of its longtime members, Ben Mukkala. Ben was a pioneer of self-publishing, authoring several books including Copper, Timber, Iron and Heart, Come on Along, and The Gift of Wings, based on his experiences as a pilot in the…

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