UPPAA Authors at TV6 Craft Show in Marquette, Michigan

Join UPPAA authors Tyler Tichelaar and Gretchen Preston at the TV6 Christmas Craft Show, which is held at the  NMU Superior Dome in Marquette, Michigan Dec. 6, 7, 8, 2013  Friday 5pm – 9pm  Saturday 10am – 6pm  Sunday 11am – 4pm Admission for all TV6 Craft Shows is: $2.00 for Adults,…

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UPPAA authors appear at Superior Children’s Book Festival in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan

The second annual Superior Children’s Book Festival was held in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. The events took place in the Walker J. Cisler Conference Center on the campus of Lake Superior State University, from 11am to 3pm. Several authors from the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association…

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Winners in the First Annual UP Nature Writing Contest to appear on September 19th

U.P. resident writers serving as contest judges  have selected the winners in the First Annual UP Nature Writing Contest, sponsored by North Country Publishing of Skandia and Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore of Munising.   Entries were received from residents across the peninsula.  Andrea Chynoweth of Munising is the contest…

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Tyler Tichelaar and Gretchen Preston at Art on the Lake 2013 in Curtis Michigan

Two popular U.P. Authors were  part of this year’s Art on the Lake event at the Erickson Center in Curtis on Saturday, September 1. Gretchen Preston, author of the endearing Valley Cats series of children’s books, and Tyler R. Tichelaar, Upper Michigan’s most prolific historical novelist, attended Art on the…

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Bonnie Jo Campbell to hold Writers Workshop in Marquette

Tyler Tichelaar reports that Bonnie Jo Campbell, author of Once Upon a River, will be offering a Writers Workshop on Thurs, August 8th at 1pm at Peter White Public Library. People interested can contact the library for more information at 906-226-4312. There is limited seating for the event. Campbell was nominated for the…

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4th Annual Van Riper State Park–Moosic and Arts Festival

The Van Riper State Park in Champion on Lake Michigamme is having its fourth annual Art and Moosic fest on August 17th.  Several UPPAA members including Tyler Tichelaar, Gretchen Preston, Deborah Frontiera, Donna and Fred Winters, and Tom Cappuccio will be showing their work at booths onsite. The crafters section is open 11am-7pm….

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Iron Mountain writer Ida M. Nord releases fourth book

July 3, 2013 From The Daily News  IRON MOUNTAIN – Iron Mountain author Ida M. Nord has released her fourth book, now available at book stores throughout the Upper Peninsula and Northeast Wisconsin. “Where the Wind Blows” offers a glance into the world of Seth Lemire, a soldier who is…

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First Annual U.P. Authors Day and Book Fair to Be Held

First Annual U.P. Authors Day and Book Fair to Be Held  For Immediate Release Twenty-One Upper Michigan authors from all ends of the peninsula will gather on July 6, 2013 for the first annual U.P. Authors Day Book Fair at the Westwood Mall in Marquette. Marquette, MI, July 1, 2013—Upper…

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