Andrea Headshot-6
photo courtesy of Mike Naddeo

A Brief History
Andrea Scarpino is the author of What the Willow Said as it Fell, a book-length poem forthcoming from Red Hen Press (March 2016), Once,Then, a collection of poems published in 2014 by Red Hen Press (click here for a recent review in NewPages), and The Grove Behind, published by Finishing Line Press in 2009. She is the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and earned her PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University. She teaches in Union Institute and University’s Ph.D. Program in Interdisciplinary Studies where she is the Creative Dissertation Coordinator, Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing, and Director of the Master of Arts Program.