The Lindenwood Review: a journal of literary prose

The Porcupine Lady


Doris Ferleger


Doris Ferleger holds an MFA in poetry from Vermont College and a PhD in psychology. Her awards include the New Letters Poetry Prize, the Robert Fraser Poetry Prize, the A Room of Her Own creative non-fiction prize with publication in The Los Angeles Review, and the 2009 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Her book Big Silences in a Year of Rain (Main Street Rag, 2010) was a finalist for the Alice James Books Beatrice Hawley Poetry Prize, and her chapbook When You Become Snow (Finishing Line Press, 2011) was a semifinalist (under a different title) for the Black Lawrence Review Poetry Prize 2008. Her work has been published in numerous literary journals including WomenArts Quarterly Journal, South Carolina Review, Quiddity, New Letters, Cimarron Review, and Poet Lore.

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