Lorraine Henrie Lins


Author's Bio

Lorraine Henrie Lins is the author of five books of poetry and was a Pennsylvania county Poet Laureate. She is a founding member of No River Twice, an improvisational poetry troupe and served as Director of New and Emerging Poets with Tekpoet. Lins' poems have appeared in numerous publications, as well as several online journals and collections. Born and raised in the suburbs of central New Jersey, the self-professed Jersey Girl now resides along the coast of North Carolina where she is pefecting her y'all and has learned to pump her own gas.

Publications & Prizes

Eating Her Wedding Dress (Ragged Sky Press, 2009)
Without the Water (Kelsay Books, 2023)
100 Hundred Tipton (Kelsay Books, 2017)
All the Stars Blown To One Side of the Sky (Virtual Artists Collective, 2014)
Delaying Balance (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
I Called It Swimming (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
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As It Ought To Be Magazine
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Isele Magazine
Journal of New Jersey Poets
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Philadelphia Stories
River Heron Review
River Poets Journal
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The Scapegoat Review
Prizes won: 


  • Pennsylvania County Poet Laureate (Bucks),   
  • Penland Prize for Poetry 

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Last update: Apr 27, 2023