Caitlin Doyle

Poet

Author's Bio

Caitlin Doyle is a poet, educator, and Long Island native. Her work has appeared in The GuardianThe AtlanticThe Yale ReviewThe Threepenny Review, The Los Angeles Review of BooksBest New Poets (University of Virginia Press), and elsewhere. Her poetry has also been featured through the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series, Poetry Daily, the Poetry Foundation’s “Poem of the Day” series, and former Poet Laureate Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry Column. She has received prizes and fellowships through the Yaddo Colony, the MacDowell Colony, the Frost Farm, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, the Amy Award series through Poets & Writers, the P.E.O. Scholar Foundation, and the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, among others. In addition, Caitlin has been awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, and she has served as the James Merrill House Writer-In-Residence in Stonington, CT, the Jack Kerouac Writer-In-Residence in Orlando, FL, and a Guild Hall Artist-In-Residence in East Hampton, NY. She has taught literature and writing as the Writer-In-Residence at Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, MI, the Emerging Writer-In-Residence at Penn State Altoona, the Writer-In-Residence at St. Albans School in Washington, DC, and a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Boston University. Caitlin earned an M.F.A. from Boston University as the George Starbuck Poetry Fellow and a PhD as an Elliston Fellow in Poetry at the University of Cincinnati, where she served as Associate Editor of The Cincinnati Review and taught literature and creative writing. As a librettist, Caitlin was commissioned by Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne to write lyrics for Silent Voices, a concert that premiered at the National Sawdust Theatre featuring the acclaimed Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Most recently, she joined the faculty of the Frost Farm Poetry Conference. 

 

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
A Constellation of Kisses (Terrapin Books, 2019)
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The Golden Shovel Anthology (University of Arkansas Press, 2017)
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Bared: An Anthology (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2016)
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The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books, 2016)
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The Best of the Raintown Review (Barefoot Muse Press, 2015)
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The Best Emerging Poets of 2013 (Stay Thirsty Books, 2014)
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The Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press, 2014)
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So Little Time: Words and Images for a World in Climate Crisis (Green Writers Press, 2013)
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The Crafty Poet: A Portable Anthology (Wind Publications, 2013)
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American Creative Writers On Class (Big Wonderful Press, 2011)
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Writers Among Us (St. Albans School, 2010)
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Best New Poets 2009 (Samovar Press, 2009)
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Naming The Baby: An Anthology (Orca Press, 2006)
Journals:
American Life in Poetry
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Atlantic Monthly
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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Cork Literary Review
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Guardian
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Los Angeles Review of Books
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PBS NewsHour
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Poetry Daily
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PoetryNow
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The Barefoot Muse
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The Ledge
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The Lyric
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The New Criterion
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Unsplendid
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Yale Review
Prizes won: 

Frost Farm Poetry Prize -- Pushcart Prize Special Mention -- Presidential Endowed Scholar Award through the P.E.O. Foundation -- Meringoff Nonfiction Prize -- Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Poetry through the Sewanee Writers' Conference -- Amy Award in Poetry through Poets & Writers -- Margaret Bridgman Scholarship through the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference -- WC&C Scholarship in Poetry through the Association of Writers and Writing Programs -- Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize -- Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center -- Taft Research Fellowship -- Individual Artist Grant in Poetry through the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund -- Literary Grant through the Elizabeth George Foundation -- Paul T. Hurley Prize for Poetry -- John Anson Kittredge Literary Grant -- Elliston Fellowship in Poetry -- Presidential Medal of Graduate Student Excellence at the University of Cincinnati -- William C. Boyce Teaching Award -- George Starbuck Fellowship in Poetry -- Thomas Wolfe Scholarship in Creative Writing -- Exemplary Scholarship Award in the Arts and Humanities --Blanche Armfield Poetry Prize through the Academy of American Poets -- Anne Kaufman Poetry Prize through the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

 

 

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Southampton, NY
New York
Raised in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: Aug 17, 2020