Caitlin Doyle


Author's Bio

Caitlin Doyle is a poet, educator, and Long Island native. She has taught poetry as the Writer-In-Residence at St. Albans School in Washington, DC, has served as the James Merrill House Writer-In-Residence in Stonington, CT, and has taught as a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Boston University. Most recently, she taught writing as the Emerging Writer-In-Residence at Penn State University and as the Writer-In-Residence at Interlochen Arts Academy.

She has been awarded residency fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Yaddo Corporation, the Jack Kerouac House, the Ucross foundation, the Jentel Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and others.

Caitlin earned her MFA from Boston University, where she was the George Starbuck Fellow in Poetry. As an undergraduate, she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as the Thomas Wolfe Scholar in Creative Writing. She is currently an Elliston Fellow in Poetry in the University of Cincinnati, where she serves as an Associate Editor of The Cincinnati Review.

Publications & Prizes

The Golden Shovel Anthology (University of Arkansas Press, 2017)
Bared: An Anthology (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2016)
The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books, 2016)
The Best of the Raintown Review (Barefoot Muse Press, 2015)
The Best Emerging Poets of 2013 (Stay Thirsty Books, 2014)
The Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press, 2014)
So Little Time: Words and Images for a World in Climate Crisis (Green Writers Press, 2013)
The Crafty Poet: A Portable Anthology (Wind Publications, 2013)
American Creative Writers On Class (Big Wonderful Press, 2011)
Writers Among Us (St. Albans School, 2010)
Best New Poets 2009 (Samovar Press, 2009)
Naming The Baby: An Anthology (Orca Press, 2006)
Atlantic Monthly
Birmingham Poetry Review
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The Barefoot Muse
The Ledge
The Lyric
The New Criterion
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Yale Review
Prizes won: 

Frost Farm Poetry Prize - Presidential Endowed Scholar Award through the P.E.O. Foundation - Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Poetry through the Sewanee Writers Conference - Amy Award in Poetry through Poets & Writers - Margaret Bridgman Scholarship through the Bread Loaf Conference - WC&C Scholarship in Poetry through AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) - Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize - Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center - Individual Artist Grant in Poetry through the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund - Literary Grant through the Elizabeth George Foundation - Paul T. Hurley Prize for Poetry - The Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest (2nd place in Poetry) - Finalist in 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship Competition - The George Starbuck Fellowship in Poetry - Thomas Wolfe Scholarship in Creative Writing at UNC Chapel Hill - Blanche Armfield Poetry Prize through the Academy of American Poets - Anne Kaufman Poetry Prize through the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts 

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Last update: Sep 01, 2018