The Leelanau Press is a non-profit organization established in 2000 by Barbara and Frank Siepker and Suzanne Wilson. The Leelanau Press exists solely to publish books on Leelanau County subjects, writers and artists. It also hires Leelanau County book graphic designers and editors. All book sale proceeds go towards funding future books.
Publications: Glen Arbor Pioneers: John LaRue, John Dorsey & John Fisher by Jim Tozer, 2003 Historic Cottages of Glen Lake by Barbara Siepker and Dietrich Floeter, 2008 2009 Michigan Notable Book, The Library of Michigan 2008 Michigan State History Award 2008 ForeWord Magazine’s Book Award Finalist Mapping the Indians of Grand Traverse: The Contributions of Peter Doughterty by Helen Hornbeck Tanner, 2009 Painting the Magic of Sleeping Bear Country by Hank Feeley, 2012 Art of Sleeping Bear Dunes: edited by Linda Young, 2013 2104 USA Best Book Award Finalist 2013 ForeWord Magazine’s Book Award Finalist Ice Caves of Leelanau by Ken Scott, 2014 2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist Why We Preserve for the Leelanau Conservancy, 2015 Petoskey Stone Soup by Martha Mothershead and Janet Clarkson, 2015