Jacqueline Doyle

Department of English California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA 94542

Author's Bio

Jacqueline Doyle lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she teaches at California State University, East Bay. Her flash fiction collection The Missing Girl (winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition) was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2017. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Southern Humanities Review, Electric Literature, Superstition Review, Bluestem, Under the Sun, Lunch Ticket, Waccamaw, South Dakota Review, South Loop Review, Southern Indiana Review, Jabberwock Review, The Tusculum Review, Cold Mountain Review, and Catamaran Literary Reader, among others. She has fiction in PANK, Confrontation, Apalachee Review, Rosebud, Raleigh Review, Front Porch Journal, and Phoebe, where she was first runner-up in the 2016 Fiction Contest, judged by Joshua Ferris. Her flash prose has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Wigleaf, Quarter After Eight, The Pinch, Post Road, matchbook, Vestal Review, Sweet, Monkeybicycle, The Rumpus, The Café Irreal, the anthology Nothing To Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence (White Pine Press, 2016), and Midway Journal, where she won the 2017 flash prose/poetry contest, judged by Michael Martone.

Publications and Prizes

Atticus Review, Bluestem Magazine, Catamaran Literary Reader, Cold Mountain Review, Lunch Ticket, Monkeybicycle, Pank, Southern Humanities Review, Superstition Review, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Gettysburg Review, Wigleaf
The Missing Girl
(Black Lawrence Press, 2017)
Prizes Won: 
Notable Essay citation in Best American Essays 2017, edited by Leslie Jamison; Winner, 2017 Flash Prose/Poetry Contest at Midway Journal, judged by Michael Martone; Pushcart Prize Nomination 2017 (for "Little Darling" in Wigleaf); Winner, Black River Chapbook Competition, Black Lawrence Press 2016 (for flash collection The Missing Girl); First Runner-up, 2016 Fiction Contest at Phoebe, judged by Joshua Ferris (for “Winter Afternoon”); Nominated for Best of the Net by Phoebe (for "Winter Afternoon"); Nominated for Best of the Net by Monkeybicycle (for "Nola"); Notable Essay citation in Best American Essays 2015 (for "Who's Your Stepdaddy," published in Jabberwock Review); Best of the Net Nomination 2015 (for "Daffodils" in Foliate Oak); Pushcart Prize Nomination 2014 (for "Mary Magdalene's Tibia," published in Southern Humanities Review); "Notable Essay" citation in Best American Essays 2013 (for "The Tyranny of Things," published in South Dakota Review); Pushcart Prize Nomination 2013 (for "Doorbells," published in South Loop Review); First Prize, Flash Fiction Category, National League of American Pen Women's Biennial Letters Competition, 2013 (for “Louanne’s Baby,” published in Front Porch Journal); Winner, "Study Questions" meta-essay contest at Ninth Letter Online, judged by Patrick Madden (for "Nineteen Ways of Looking at an Essay"), 2012.

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Last updated: Nov 20, 2017