Jacqueline Doyle

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

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, The Tusculum Review, Cold Mountain Review, and Catamaran Literary Reader, among others. She has fiction in PANK, Confrontation, Front Porch Journal, and Phoebe (where she was first runner-up in the 2016 Fiction Contest, judged by Joshua Ferris), among others. Her flash prose has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Wigleaf, Quarter After Eight, The Pinch, Post Road, matchbook, Sweet, Monkeybicycle, The Rumpus, The Café Irreal, Midway Journal (where she won the 2017 flash prose/poetry contest, judged by Michael Martone), Hotel Amerika, Juked, and The Collagist. Her work has appeared in a number of anthologies, including Nothing To Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence (White Pine Press, 2016) and They Said: A Multi-Genre of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018).

Publications & Prizes


The Missing Girl (Black Lawrence Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

Notable Essay citations in Best American Essays 2018, 2017, 2015, 2013; Finalist in Best Small Fictions 2018, Pushcart Prize nominations (by The Gettysburg Review, Wigleaf, New Flash Fiction Review, Monkeybicycle, South Loop Review, Southern Humanities Review) ; Winner, 2017 Flash Prose/Poetry Contest at Midway Journal, judged by Michael Martone; Winner, 2016 Black River Chapbook Competition, Black Lawrence Press; First Runner-up, 2016 Fiction Contest at Phoebe, judged by Joshua Ferris

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Last update: May 03, 2019