Three Upper Peninsula Authors Win Historical Society of Michigan Awards

By Ernest Dempsey (NewsBlaze) The Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) congratulates the three of its member authors – Mikel B. Classen, Ann Dallman, and Jane Kopecky – for winning the 2020 State History Awards presented by the Historical Society of Michigan (HSM). Presented during its annual Michigan History…

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Raymond Luczak reveals more about “Compassion, Michigan” project

cover of Compassion, Michigan by Raymond Luczak

In an exclusive interview with U.P. author Raymond Luczak, journalist Ernest Dempsey uncovered these interesting facts about his new book Compassion, Michigan: The Ironwood Stories, now on sale everywhere…. What was the first story with which this book started? When was that story written and what inspired it? I suddenly…

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Poets & Writers honors HOW DARE WE! WRITE by Sherry Quan Lee

How Dare We! Write: A multicultural creative writing discourse edited by Sherry Quan Lee was named a “Best Books for Writers” entry by Poets & Writers online magazine! This collection of essays about writing and navigating the literary world by writers of color—including Sherrie Fernandez Williams, Marline Gonzalez, Ching-In Chen,…

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