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About Andrea

Andrea Scarpino is a writer, teacher, editor, disability activist, foodie, animal lover, and World Cup fan.

She is the author of four poetry collections: Once Upon Wing Lake (Four Chambers Press, 2017), What the Willow Said as it Fell (Red Hen Press, 2016), Once, Then (Red Hen Press, 2014), and the chapbook The Grove Behind (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Her co-edited anthology Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice is out now from MSU Press!

Andrea earned her PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University and is co-editor of Nine Mile Magazine. She was the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.