Saara Myrene Raappana

Marshall, MN 56258

Author's Bio

Saara Myrene Raappana wrote the chapbooks Milk Tooth, Levee, Fever (Dancing Girl Press, 2015) and A Story of America Goes Walking (in collaboration with artist Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton, forthcoming from Shechem Press). She was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southern China, is a founding editor of Cellpoems, and works for Motionpoems. She likes ice fishing, train rides, reading poems to rooms full of strangers, and making up names for extant, imprecisely labelled birds.

Publications and Prizes

32 Poems, 42opus, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blackbird, Cave Wall, Diagram, Inkwell, Isotope: Journal of Nature and Science Writing, Linebreak, Midwestern Gothic, Pank, Rattle, RHINO, Southern Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Subtropics, The Cincinnati Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Harvard Review Online, The South Carolina Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Up the Staircase, Valparaiso Poetry Review
Milk Tooth, Levee, Fever
(Dancing Girl Press, 2015)

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Marquette, MI
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The Upper Peninsula, MI
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Last updated: Mar 20, 2017