Saara Myrene Raappana
  • Saara Myrene Raappana

  • Date of birth: July 14
  • Born: in Marquette, MI, The United States.

  • Description: Saara Myrene Raappana is the author of the chapbook Milk Tooth, Levee, Fever (Dancing Girl Press, 2015) and A Story of America Goes Walking (Shechem Press). Her poems have appeared in such publications as 32 Poems, Harvard Review, Here: Women Writing on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, The Gettysburg Review, The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southern China and currently lives in windy southwestern Minnesota with her husband. She likes animals, kropsua, ice fishing, and puns.