Author Mikel Classen digs out lost stories in ”True Tales” from the U.P.

Mikel B. Classen

Digging deep into the past, U.P. author & historian Mikel Classen uncovers hidden stories in his newest release “True Tales- The Forgotten History of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Stories of piracy, lost gold mines, the origin of the Copper Boom, profiles of people of note, Starvation on Isle Royale, and one…

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R.B. Simon, author of THE GOOD TRUTH, and Chris Stark, author of CARNIVAL LIGHTS!

A Room of One’s Own welcomes local poet R.B. Simon, author of The Good Truth, and Lambda Literary Award finalist Chris Stark, author of Carnival Lights, for a virtual conversation on Crowdcast! “The Good Truth, the fiercely validating debut from R.B. Simon, is a blazing manifesto of claiming identities within…

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Meet the Author! Chris Stark reading from Carnival Lights, featuring dialogue with Julian Aguon

From 4-30-21, a virtual event featuring Anishinaabe author, activist and teacher Chris Stark, with comments and dialogue with Chamorro author, activist and attorney Julian Aguon, honoring the publication of Chris’ forthcoming novel, “Carnival Lights”, a novel about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives. Co-sponsored by Repair & the UCLA American Indian…

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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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