Raymond Luczak releases new book of Ironwood short stories

UPPAA member Raymond Luczak proudly announces his new book of short stories based in Ironwood, Michigan.  The full title is Compassion, Michigan: The Ironwood Stories. It is now available at online stores including Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Local bookstores which stock the book will be announced shortly. Synopsis: Encompassing…

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Writers wanted for panel discussion on UP Ethnic Heritage at MTU: “Passport to the World”

Bob Wenc writes I’m looking to find find UP authors who write about the area’s ethnic heritage to be part of a panel discussion during the week prior to the Parade of Nations Sept. 17 date.  This would fit into the “Passport to the World” theme of the 27th Annual Parade…

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New Book Shares Tips and Experiences for Growing Berries in the Backyard Garden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2016 — Cooks, Michigan GET READY FOR BERRY SEASON! New Book Shares Tips and Experiences for Growing Berries in the Backyard Garden U.P. author, artist and gardener, Sue Robishaw, has just released her latest book “Growing Berries for Food and Fun – Notes from the…

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Finlandia University’s Campus Read Committee announces Writers of the Northern Persuasion

Finlandia University’s Campus Read Committee announces Writers of the Northern Persuasion Finlandia University and the Michigan Humanities Council are sponsoring a project that supports regional authors of all genres. Several authors will be visiting Finlandia University’s campus and making public presentations in March 2016. All presentations will take place Tuesdays at…

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Authors at U.P. Author Day 2014

MARQUETTE — The second-annual U.P. Author’s Day Book Fair was held at the Westwood Mall on Saturday October 4, 2014. Nearly 20 authors who either live in the U.P. or write about the U.P. were in attendance to showcase their works. Shoppers had the chance to get out of the…

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Nominations due Sept 30 for second annual LSSU Writing the U.P. Award

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.:  Members of the public are invited to submit nominations for Lake Superior State University’s second annual Writing the U.P. Award, which seeks to honor fiction authors who have portrayed the essence of life in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Deadline for nominations is Sept. 30. The 2014 award…

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Register for 1st Annual Eastern Upper Peninsula Book Fest

Gretchen Preston forwarded me the following information about an upcoming book fest in the Sault. If you have questions, contact Beverly McBride.  Following is her email and the registration form has been pasted into the message below so you can copy and print it. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to…

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Authors & Artists Day – July 19 – Iron County Historical Museum

Attention Authors, Artists… Illustrators included… As the co-manager of the Apple Blossom Gifts, Books & Collectibles Shop at the Iron County Historical Museum & a special events volunteer I had hoped to pass the word at the conference today about an upcoming event, here in the Iron River area…Caspian, Michigan….

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Willpower – a new play by Tyler Tichelaar to be performed in Marquette Michigan

Willpower is an original play written by Tyler Tichelaar, directed by Moire Embley, and produced by the Marquette Regional History Center. Performances will be September 18 and 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette, MI. But if you can’t wait that long, you are invited on Wednesday, February 26th to the Marquette Regional History…

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Book Signing – Gretchen Preston – Marquette, Michigan

Start: 02/15/2014 1:00 pm  in Downtown Marquette Michigan 118 N 3rd St Marquette Township, MI 49855 We are thrilled to host the launch party of Gretchen’s newest Valley Cats adventure. Book List Valley of the Cats by Gretchen Preston More Valley Cats by Gretchen Preston Valley Cats by Gretchen Preston

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Support Marquette Kickstarter – “My Heart Smiles” ABCs from author Diana Oman

This is a good feeling ABC book for the kid in all of us. It inspires self-esteem and confidence in a colorful, fun and playful way! Our Story:  Wow, first of all, thank you for visiting our Kickstarter page!  We have had the best time exploring new ways of sharing…

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