Paige M. Ferro is a writer, chef, and art admirer currently living in Bend, Oregon with her partners and two cats. By day she is the Adult Programs Coordinator with the Deschutes Public Library in downtown Bend. Through the Library she works with local and visiting authors such as Michael Chabon, Colson Whitehead, Leni Zumas, Mary Roach, Omar El Akkad, and more.
Paige is always writing and reading. She recently finished writing her first book, a book of personal essays detailing her experience growing up queer and Roman Catholic in Montana. She is currently seeking an agent and representation for this memoir, Straight Queer. When she is not reading, she can be found dabbling in the Tarot and picking cat hair off her various sweaters.
She/Her. Strength Tarot Card. Sagittarius. Polyamorous. Millennial.
Paige graduated from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana in May 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in English, concentrations in Literature and Creative Writing, and a minor in Spanish. She was a member of the Davidson Honors College and graduated as a University Scholar with High Honors.
His Eye, His Hand, His Thumb l 7.10.2019, Crab Fat Review’s Atheist Issue (nominated for the 2019 Best of the Web award)
Her l 6.21.2019, Not Your Mother’s Breast Milk’s PRIDE Issue
Portrait of Desperation: Paige M. Ferro on Rachel Lyon's Novel 'Self-Portrait with Boy' l 8.15.2018, Heavy Feather Review
Been There, Read That: Top 10 Summer Reads l 8.15.2018, The Coil
A Landscape of Ash and Dust l 7.2.2018, Paleo Magazine Online
The System Is Broken: On Porochista Khakpour's 'Sick' l 6.18.2018, The Coil
Birthday Roses l 4.23.2017, Lit.cat
A Low-Hanging Fruit l 2.10.2017, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine
The Assignments l 4.22.2014, Rose Red Review
The Muse and Her Mirror: Honorable Mention l 5.7.2012, The Oval