Submit Your Book

If your book has been published in the past three calendar years since the copyright date, we invite you to submit your book for review.  For example, in 2023 we will consider books with copyright dates of 2021, 2022, and 2023.  We will accept both Kindle and paper books at this time.

All reading levels are of interest: Adult, Young Adult, Children’s lit

Books that are gauged to have “U.P. interest” will have the highest priority according to how many of the scoring criteria they fill:

  • Subject matter concerns the U.P.
    • Categories: a memoir, biography, history, fiction, romance, genre fiction, humor, poetry, photo books, graphic novels, winter sports, hunting/fishing/tourism,
    • Ethnographic stories about immigrants, indigenous peoples, yooper culture, and Scandinavian culture are encouraged
    • Geographic area of interest includes the Upper Peninsula land mass, all surrounding islands (Isle Royale, Mackinac Island, etc), upper Lake Michigan or Lake Huron.
  • Author is living in / was born in / lived several years in —  the U.P.

Send TWO copies of printed books to:

U.P. Book Review
5145 Pontiac Trail
Ann Arbor, Mi 48105

Kindle eBook files can be emailed to

  • All books and materials submitted remain the property of U.P. Book Review to be disposed of in any way.
  • There are no fees to participate and submission of a book does not guarantee a review.  If a book is selected, it will be reviewed within 90 days of receipt.
  • Reviews will be posted on and at the reviewer’s discretion may also be posted on Amazon, GoodReads, and LibraryThing.  Books that are selected for the annual UP Notable Books list will also be posted on
  • Some books may be reviewed on Marquette Monthly first.  Ninety days after publication in The Marquette Monthly, reviews can be posted on

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