Doug Rutledge


Columbus, OH
Ohio US

Author's Bio

Doug Rutledge has a PhD in English from the University of Chicago and an MFA in Creative Writing from Ashland University. His essay, "Visibile Parlare: Ekphrastic Images in the Poetry of Angie Estes," was recently published in "Ekphrasis in American Poetry: the Colonial Period to the 21st Century," Cambridge Scholars Press. Moreover, his poem, "The Quiet Violin," has recently been awarded Second Runner-Up in the 2015 in the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize and will soon appear in "Southern Humanities Review." In addition, his poetry and reviews have appeared or will soon appear in "Chautauqua Literary Journal," "River Teeth," "Rattle," "Asheville Poetry Review," "The Journal," "Quiddity International Literary Journal," "Third Coast," "Southwestern American Literature," "Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review," "Common Ground Review," "Lumina," the "Jabberwock Review " and ."Harvard Review" online. He has edited and contributed to "The Allure of Grammar: The Glamour of Angie Estes's Poetry," which will be published by the University of Michigan Press in the spring of 2019.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Second Runner-Up, "Auburn Witness Poetry Prize."

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Angie Estes, Mark Irwin, Jorie Graham
What I'm reading now: 
Yearling by Lo Kwa Mei-en, Blood Lyrics by Katie Ford, A Timeshare by Margaret Ross, The Well Speaks its Own Poison by Maggie Smith, deposition by Katie Ford

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European American
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Lansing, MI
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Last update: Oct 22, 2018