Laurie Ann Doyle

Fiction Writer

Berkeley, CA 94705

Author's Bio

Laurie Ann Doyle is the author of World Gone Missing (Regal House Publishing), praised by The New York Times bestselling author Edan Lepucki for delivering “astute portrayals of people who desire connection, hope, and renewal" and winner of the 2018 Nautilus Book Award in fiction.  A Pushcart Prize nominee, Laurie’s stories and essays have appeared in McSweeny's, Alta Journal, The Millions, Jabberwock Review, The Rumpus, the Los Angeles Review, and many other literary journals. She teaches writing at The Writers Grotto and UC Berkeley. Find her online at

Publications & Prizes

Speak and Speak Again (Regal House Publishing, 2017)
Road Story (KY Story, 2016)
Livingston Press Fiction Anthology (Livingston University Press, 2015)
World Gone Missing (Regal House Publishing, 2017)
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Quality Women's Fiction
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The Farallon Review
Under the Sun
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Winner, Nautilus Book Award in fiction; Winner, Alligator Juniper National Fiction Award; Recipient of Pushcart Prize and Best New American Voices Nominations; Shortlisted for New Letters Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Prize, Cutthroat Magazine Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award, and Southern Indiana Review Mary C. Mohr Editor’s Award.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
James Baldwin, Lori Ostlund, Marilynne Robinson, Jesmyn Ward, Charles Yu
What I'm reading now: 
How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang, The Translator by Nin Schuyler, Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell

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Last update: Mar 06, 2021