Lorraine Henrie Lins


Philadelphia Suburbs, PA

Author's Bio

Lorraine Henrie Lins is the author of four books of poetry and is a Pennsylvania county Poet Laureate. She is a founding member of No River Twice, an improvisational poetry troupe and is currently serving 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 outside of Philadelphia where she has learned to pump her own gas.

Publications & Prizes

Eating Her Wedding Dress (Ragged Sky Press, 2009)
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)
Prizes won: 


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

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Adults, Children, Seniors, Teenagers
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Central, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jun 28, 2019