Saara Myrene Raappana

Poet

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 & Prizes

Chapbook:
Milk Tooth, Levee, Fever (Dancing Girl Press, 2015)
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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Isotope: Journal of Nature and Science Writing
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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The South Carolina Review
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Tinderbox Poetry Journal
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Marquette, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
The Upper Peninsula, MI
Michigan
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Last update: Mar 20, 2017