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UP/MI Book Tour 2015

Book Event

Contributors from The Way North will be trotting around Michigan in the upcoming months:

JUNE 11, 3-4pm—Tahquamenon Library, Newberry, with April Lindala and Saara Myrene Raappana

JUNE 11, 7pm—Bayliss Public Library, Sault Ste. Marie, reading and book signing with Julie Brooks Barbour, April Lindala, Saara Myrene Raappana, Andrea Scarpino [books supplied by Lake Superior State University bookstore]

JUNE 17, 7pm—Dog Ears Books, Northport, with Ellen Airgood

JUNE 18, 7pm—Beaver Island library, Beaver Island, with Ellen Airgood

JUNE 20, 11:30am-2:30pm—Saturn Booksellers, Gaylord, book signing only, with Julie Brooks Barbour, Sue Harrison

JUNE 29, 7pm—Literati Bookstore, Ann Arbor, with Bonnie Jo Campbell, Caitlin Horrocks, Alison Swan, and Gloria Whelan

JULY 8, events throughout the day—Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, MRA Summer Literature Conference, with Ellen Airgood

JULY 15, 1pm-2:30pm—Munising Public Library, Munising, reading with Elinor Benedict, L.E. Kimball, Beverly Matherne, and host Jane Piirto

JULY 16, 7:30pm—Women & Children First, Chicago, with Bonnie Jo Campbell, Roxane Gay, and April Lindala

JULY 17, 7pm—Bookbug, Kalamazoo, with Kate Bassett, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Alison DeCamp, and Charmi Keranen

JULY 19, 12-2pm—Falling Rock Café and Bookstore, Munising, book signing and reading with Sue Harrison, Barbara Henning, and Alison Swan

JULY 24, 3pm—Mackinaw Area Public Library, Mackinaw City with Julie Brooks Barbour, Julie Buckles, and Sue Harrison

JULY 25, 1 pm—St. Ignace Library, St. Ignace, with Sue Harrison and Keith Taylor

AUGUST 6, 6:30pm (Central Time for this event)—Wakefield Public Library/Municipal Building, Wakefield, reading with Beverly Matherne and host Jane Piirto

AUGUST 8, 3pm—Butler Theatre, Ishpeming, with Jennifer Burd, Jane Piirto, and Laz Slomovits

AUGUST 15, 7pm—Beaver Island library, Beaver Island, with Bonnie Jo Campbell

SEPTEMBER 17, 6:30pm—Escanaba Public Library, with April Lindala and U.P. Poet Laureate Andrea Scarpino

SEPTEMBER 23, 3:30-4:30pm—Falling Rock Café and Bookstore, Munising, with Ellen Airgood and Clara Corbett

SEPTEMBER 23, 7pm—Snowbound Books/Peter White Public Library with Ellen Airgood, Diane Sautter, Andrea Scarpino, Alison Swan

OCTOBER 3, noon—Bookbug, Kalamazoo, with Bonnie Jo Campbell

OCTOBER 9, time TBA—Schuler Books, Okemos, with Kate Bassett, Jennifer Burd, Alison DeCamp, and Keith Taylor

DECEMBER 12, 1-2:30pm—Kazoo Books, Kalamazoo, Author Hop, with Charmi Keranen and L.E. Kimball

Check back for updates

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
various locations


The Way North

Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Edited by Ron Riekki

A stunning collection of previously unpublished works that provide snapshots of life in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338650
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338667