We’re pleased to share that Caitlin Doyle (Poetry ’08) has been featured on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series! PBS spoke with Caitlin about how she started writing, her thoughts on form and sound in poetry, and the history of the bikini. The feature highlights her poem “A Brief History of the Bikini” and includes a recording of Caitlin reading the piece.
Following her graduation from the MFA program as the George Starbuck Fellow in Poetry, Caitlin has received a number of prestigious awards, fellowships, Writer-In-Residence teaching posts, and publication credits. Her most recent honors include a Yaddo Colony fellowship and a Writer-In-Residence fellowship at the James Merrill House in Stonington, CT. Caitlin also served as the Fall 2015 Visiting Writer at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio.
Her writing is currently forthcoming in multiple publications and book anthologies, including the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Golden Shovel Anthology (University of Arkansas Press), and Bared: An Anthology (Les Femmes Folles Books).
She’s pursuing her PhD as an Elliston Fellow in Poetry at the University of Cincinnati. We’re thrilled to hear about Caitlin’s continued success. Congratulations, Caitlin!
Caitlin Doyle’s poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, Boston Review, The Threepenny Review, Black Warrior Review, and others. Her poetry has also been published in several anthologies, including The Best Emerging Poets of 2013, The Southern Poetry Anthology, and Best New Poets 2009. She has held Writer-In-Residence teaching positions at Penn State, St. Albans School, and Interlochen Arts Academy. Caitlin’s awards and fellowships include the Margaret Bridgman Scholarship through the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Amy Award in Poetry through Poets & Writers, a MacDowell fellowship, the Tennessee Williams Scholarship through the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and a Yaddo fellowship. She has also received Writer-In-Residence fellowships through the James Merrill House and the Kerouac Project. She is currently pursuing her PhD as an Elliston Fellow in Poetry at the University of Cincinnati, where she teaches in the department of English and Comparative Literature.