UP Poet Laureate

UP Poet Laureate

Martin Achatz, the Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, stopped by our studios to talk about "Word in Action," an evening of poetry readings to help raise funds for flood relief in the Keweenaw.

The event takes place Wednesday, August 8, at 7pm at the Joy Center in Ishpeming.


UP Poet Laureate Martin Achatz stopped by our studios to talk about this week's reading at the Carnegie Library in Ishpeming and his appearance on The Red Jacket Jamboree this Saturday.

Thursday's event - Libraries Rock - takes place @5:30pm at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

The Red Jacket Jamboree is Saturday @ 7:30pm at the Calumet Theatre

U.P. Poet Laureate Martin Achatz reads his story A Snowglobe, a Magic Wand and a Kazoo

Andrea Scarpino has a New Book

Apr 2, 2016

U.P. Women Authors

Sep 7, 2015

The most read contemporary authors in the region happen to be women. Here, a discussion of the work, its range and impact, and other literary topics with U.P. authors Lisa Fay Coutley, Charmi Keranen, Andrea Scarpino, and Alison Swan. (originally aired 8/16/15)

New UP Poet Laureate Revealed 3-16-15

Mar 16, 2015

Jillena Rose, UP Poet Laureate candidate 150302

Mar 2, 2015