Jacqueline Doyle Faculty Profile

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Jacqueline  Doyle


Department of English

creative nonfiction, memoir and autobiography, American literature (19th, 20th, and 21st century), ethnic American literature, women's literature, flash fiction and nonfiction

  • Ph.D. in English, A.D. White Fellow, Cornell University
  • M.A. in English, A.D. White Fellow, Cornell University
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Honors in English, Brown University

Not teaching this semester.


“Teaching The Latin Deli in the Age of Trump,” Forum on Judith Ortiz Cofer, a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, (Winter 2018) vol. 33, issue 1, pp. 205-209

"Shuffling the Cards: I Think Back Through Judith Ortiz Cofer," Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies (Fall 2017), volume 4, issue 1

"'The Coming Together of Many I's':  Individual and Collective Autobiography in Judith Ortiz Cofer's The Latin Deli," Rituals of Movement in the Writing of Judith Ortiz Cofer, ed. Lorraine López and Margaret Crumpton Winter (Caribbean Studies Press, 2012), pp. 151-182

"'The Coming Together of Many I's':  Individual and Collective Autobiography in Judith Ortiz Cofer's The Latin Deli," Lifewriting Annual:  Biographical and Autobiographical Studies, 2012, vol. 3, pp. 215-243

"Story as Sacrament:  An Interview with Dorothy Allison," Arroyo Literary Review (Spring 2010), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 47-63

"More Room of Her Own: Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street," reprinted in Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street, ed. María Herrera-Sobek (Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010)

"More Room of Her Own: Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street," reprinted in Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street, ed. Harold Bloom (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations series), (New York:  Chelsea House, Infobase Publishing, 2009), pp. 19-50

"Thinking Back Through Her Mothers:  Judith Ortiz Cofer and Virginia Woolf," Woolf Studies Annual, 2009, vol. 15, pp. 91-111

"The Stories Her Body Tells:  Judith Ortiz Cofer's 'The Story of My Body," a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, Summer 2007, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 46-65

"Faces of the Virgin in Sandra Cisneros' Woman Hollering Creek," Things of the Spirit: Women Writers Constructing Spirituality, edited by Kristina K. Groover (Notre Dame, IN:  University of Notre Dame Press, 2004), pp. 256-283

"'These Dark Woods Yet Again':  Rewriting Redemption in Lee Smith's Saving Grace," Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Spring 2000, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 273-289

"Developing Negatives:  Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy," The Immigrant Experience in North American Literature: Carving Out a Niche, edited by Katherine B. Payant and Toby Rose (Westport CT:  Greenwood Press, 1999), pp. 59-71

 "Haunting the Borderlands: La Llorona in Sandra Cisneros' 'Woman Hollering Creek,'" Women, America, and Movement: Narratives of Relocation, edited by Susan L. Roberson (Columbia, MO:  University of Missouri Press, 1998), pp. 62-78

"'A Love Letter to My Motherland': Maternal Discourses in Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters," Hitting Critical Mass: A Journal of Asian American Cultural Criticism, Summer 1997, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 1-25

"Assumptions of the Virgin and Recent Chicana Literature," Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1997, vol. 26,  pp. 171-201

"Haunting the Borderlands:  La Llorona in Sandra Cisneros' 'Woman Hollering Creek,'" Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 1996, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 53-70; also reprinted online in BookRags and eNotes

"More Room of Her Own:  Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street," MELUS: The Journal of The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Winter 1994-95, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 5-35  (won the Katherine Newman Award for the best article in MELUS that year); also reprinted online in BookRags

"(Dis)Figuring Woman: Edgar Allan Poe's 'Berenice,'" Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism,  June/December 1993, vol. 26, nos. 1-2, pp. 13-21

"Liturgical Imagery in Sean O'Casey's The Silver Tassie," condensed and reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, 1980, vol. 15, pp. 406-07

"Liturgical Imagery in Sean O'Casey's The Silver Tassie," Modern Drama, March 1978, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 29-38; also reprinted online in BookRags



The Missing Girl (New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2017)



“Imaginary Friends” (with Stephen D. Gutierrez), They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, edited by Simone Muench, Dean Rader, Sally Ashton, and Jackie K. White (New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2018)

“Cassiopeia,” Nothing Short Of: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story, edited by Grant Faulkner, Lynn Mundell, and Beret Olsen (San Francisco: Outpost 19, 2018)

“Mirrors and Reflections,” Feminine Rising, edited by Andrea Fekete and Lara Lillibridge (Malvern, PA: Cynren Press, forthcoming April 2019)

"Lady Lazarus," WAVES: A Confluence of Women's Voices, edited by Diane Gilliam (Placitas, NM: A Room of Her Own Foundation, forthcoming)

“The Twelfth Princess,” Fairy Tales and Folk Tales Re-imagined (St. Paul, MN: Between the Lines Press, 2018)

“Saving Trees,” Rooted: The Best New Arboreal Nonfiction, edited by Josh MacIvor-Anderson (San Francisco: Outpost 19, 2017), pp. 76-82

“Practicing Self-Reliance,” Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry, edited by Ginny Connors (West Hartford, CT: Grayson Books, 2017), pp. 105-106

“Dora,” Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence, edited by Robert Alexander, Eric Braun, and Debra Marquart (Buffalo, NY: Marie Alexander Series, White Pine Press, 2016), pp. 94-98



"On Being Told That Her First Husband," Fourth Genre, forthcoming

“Madeline’s Trunk,” Passages North (2020), issue 41, forthcoming spring 2020

“The Lost Umbrella,” Pithead Chapel, forthcoming December 2019

“Girls in the Woods” and “After Dinner,” CRAFT Literary Magazine, forthcoming November 2019

“Johnsy Seen Her Too,” Crack the Spine, forthcoming issue 258

“Raining Blackbirds,” Ghost Parachute, forthcoming November 2019

“Move On Up,” Rhythm & Bones Literary Magazine, issue 6, forthcoming

“Butterfly,” the minnesota review, issue 92, forthcoming fall 2019

"Looking for Rick," Queen Mob's Teahouse (October 23, 2019) 

“The Lunatics’ Ball,” F(r)iction (Summer 2019), issue 14

“Felicity Leaves the Door Ajar,” Lunate (September 24, 2019)

“Waking Up Late,” Ellipsis (August 26, 2019)

“The Arithmetic of Memory,” Little Fiction/Big Truths (Summer 2019)

“Visitations,” Ghost Proposal (Spring 2019), issue 10

"Dear Maddy," The Sunlight Press, (June 17, 2019)  first place winner in The Sunlight Press Essay Contest

"Dermagraphism" and "Huntress," The Collagist (April 2019), issue 102

“Because I Could Not Stop for Death,” The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts (March 17, 2019)

“Little Colored Pills,” Sweet: A Literary Confection (Spring 2019)

“Dark Hallway,” Cleaver (Spring 2019), issue 25

“Free Fall,” Fictive Dream (February 18, 2019)

“The Red Ball,” The Cabinet of Heed (January 2019), issue 16

“Framed,” Juked (February 24, 2019)

“At the End,” Defuncted (December 30, 2018) (reprint)

“The Snows of Yesteryear,” The Ocean State Review, vol. 9, 2018

“Ugly Shoes,” Barren Magazine (December 2018), issue 4

“On Foot,” SleazeMag (August 6, 2018)

“Pretty Girl,” New Flash Fiction Review (September 2018), issue 14 (nominated for Pushcart Prize)

“What Remains,” Bending Genres (August 2018), issue 4 (nominated for Best Small Fictions 2019 and Best Microfiction 2018)

“On Foot,” SleazeMag (August 6, 2018)

“Medusa Reflects,” So to Speak (Summer 2018)

“Waiting for BART,” (mac)ro(mic) (June 17, 2018)

“A Nest, a Rock, a Bird,” Literary Mama (June 2018)

“Another Mary Doyle,” Under the Sun, issue 6, 2018

“Prayer to the Bearded Virgin Martyr,” Jellyfish Review, April 30, 2018

"Leftovers," Atticus Review (May 22, 2018) (nominated for Best Microfiction 2018)

“Checkmate,” Blue Fifth Review: Blue Five Notebook Series (Spring 2018)

“Clara at the Bus Station,” Fictive Dream (May 13, 2018)

“Raney's Imaginary Friend," The Ginger Collect, issue 5 

“Interrogation,” formercactus, issue 7 (April 15, 2018)

“Nadine’s Broken Heart,” Fiction Southeast (April 5, 2018)

“Some Things I Forgot,” Zone 3 (Spring 2018), vol. 33, no. 1

“Charlotte’s Puzzle,” Persimmon Tree (Summer 2018)

“Haunting Houses,” NOR: New Ohio Review (Spring 2018), issue 23 (Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2019)

“Half Fish Tale, Half Ars Poetica,” Hotel Amerika (Spring 2018), vol. 16

“One Night in the Crown Saloon” (with Stephen D. Gutierrez under the name Alvarado O’Brien), Rougarou

"Red Riding Hood," Spelk (February 2, 2018)

“Five Rivers in Hades,” A-Minor Magazine (January 2018)

“After the Rabbit,” #sideshow, FIVE:2:ONE (January 29, 2018)

“He Looked Like James Dean,” Occulum, issue 2, December 2017

"By a Mountain Stream in Northern Spain," Lost Balloon (December 13, 2017)

"The Blackout," b(OINK), issue 8 (October 2017)

"Happy Hour at The Eagle Bar & Grill," Ellipsis Zine (October 27, 2017), forthcoming

"Zig Zag," Midway Journal (October 2017), vol. 11, issue 3 (winner of the 2017 Under 1000: Poetry and Flash Prose Contest, judged by Michael Martone); Finalist, Best Small Fictions 2018

“Long Distance,” Under the Gum Tree, issue 24 (October 2017)

"My Slinky Ex" and "The Professor's Chair," Post Road (Fall 2017), issue 33

"Edvard Munch's Eye to Eye," Flash Frontier (September 2017)

"Little Darling," Wigleaf (September 11, 2017); nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Wigleaf

“Heartbreak Hotel,” matchbook (August 14, 2017)

"Just Between Us,” Prime Number (July-September 2017), issue 109

“Family Pictures,” The Gettysburg Review (Summer 2017), vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 285-293; nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Gettysburg Review; Notable Essay citation in Best American Essays 2018

“Fyodor Translates Edgar Translates the Universe,” Threadcount (Spring 2017), issue 8

“Fireflies,” Superstition Review (Spring 2017), issue 19

"The House on Cypress Street," Jellyfish Review (March 23, 2017)

“Avian Portent,” Entropy (January 1, 2017)

“Merry Gentlemen” (reprint) (December 2016), Slush Pile, issue 20

“My Saints,” Duende (November Spotlight, 2016)

“The Psychic,” Jet Fuel Review (Fall 2016), issue 12, pp. 58-59

“A Murder of Crows,” CHEAP POP (October 18, 2016)

"Cassiopeia," 100 Word Story (October 16, 2016)

“Inventory,” The Pinch Online Compendium (August 8, 2016)

"Hickory, Dickory, Dock," (Fall 2016), The Pinch, vol. 36, issue 2, pp. 93-94

"What Did You Say?," Electric Literature (August 5, 2016)

"Three Conversations" (as Alvarado O'Brien, with Stephen D. Gutierrez), Jellyfish Review (August 2, 2016)

"Another Guy's Shoes," Thread (Summer 2016)

“Saving Trees,” Catamaran Literary Reader (Summer 2016), issue 14, pp. 23-25

"Winter Afternoon," Phoebe (Spring 2016), issue 45.2 (finalist in 2016 Annual Fiction Contest, judged by Joshua Ferris)

"Nola," Monkeybicycle (April 22, 2016)
chosen as "The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week," Ploughshares blog, May 7, 2016; nominated by Monkeybicycle for Best of the Net, 2016; nominated by Monkeybicycle for a Pushcart Prize, 2016

“Raymond,” The Boiler (Spring 2016), issue 19

"A Eulogy, Despite," Full Grown People (April 14, 2016); named a Notable  Essay in Best American Essays 2017, edited by Leslie Jamison 

"Hula," Quarter After Eight (2016), issue 22, pp. 113-114; nominated by Quarter After Eight for Best Small Fictions 2017

"Easter Mayhem in Wampum," The MacGuffin (Winter 2016), vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 130-134

"Noonday Robbery at Booneville Savings and Loan" (reprint), Flashfiction.net (Matter Press, March 22, 2016)

“Ariadne’s Wedding Dance,” Flash Frontier (February 2016)

"Aphasia Fantasia," 101 Words (January 20, 2016)

"Sirens" and "She Contemplates a Trip," Ginosko Literary Journal (Fall-Winter 2015-2016), issue 17, pp. 85-88

"Merry Gentlemen," DigBoston (December 23, 2015)

"Road Riffs," Souvenir Lit Journal (Fall 2015)

"Phantom Doorbells," Bluestem (December 2015)

"The Secret Life of David McLiddy," East Bay Review (Fall 2015), issue 6

"Departure," 100 Word Story (October 2015)

"The Ruby Slippers," Ghost Town (2015), issue 8

"Something Like That," Fjords Online (September 17, 2015)

"Famous Writers Groups" (reprint), The Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review (2015), issue 19

"Discovering My Gall Bladder," Under the Sun (2015), issue 3

"The Affairs," PANK (May-June 2015), vol. 10, no. 3

"Early Spring Rainstorm," Cleaver (June 2015), issue 10

"Under My Skin," The Vignette Review (Summer 2015), vol. 1, no. 1

"Ariadne on Naxos," The Cossack Review, Web Issue (Spring 2015)

"You Tell Me Yours and I'll Tell You Mine," SLAB (Sound & Literary Art Book), 2015, issue 10, pp. 83-85

 "Imaginary Friends" (with Stephen D. Gutierrez), Grist: The Journal for Writers (2015), Online Companion, Issue 8

"Kaleidoscope for Maddy," Cold Mountain Review (Fall 2014), pp. 54-65

"The Tyranny of Things," reprinted in LitRagger (February 24, 2015)
listed in "Women We Read This Week," Vela (March 6, 2015)

"Requiem for a Marriage," Lunch Ticket (Winter/Spring 2015), issue 6 (finalist, Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction)

"Unreal," Waccamaw: A Journal of Contemporary Literature (Fall 2014), issue 13

"Mary Magdalene's Tibia," Southern Humanities Review (Fall 2014), vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 23-38 (nominated for a Pushcart Prize)

"The Way I Remember It," Switchback (Fall 2014), issue 20

"Company Gone," Stone Voices (Winter 2014), issue 14, p. 62

"Three Pieces," MadHat Lit (January 13, 2015)

"Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Woolf?" Mixitini Matrix (2014), vol. 3, issue 2

"Olivia's Ring," Agave Magazine (Fall 2014), vol. 2, issue 2, pp. 41-43

"Mary Most Contrary," Persimmon Tree (Fall 2014)

"A Tight Spot," The East Bay Review (Fall 2014), issue 2

"Signs and Portents," The Santa Fe Literary Review (2014), pp. 217-218

"Daffodils," Foliate Oak Literary Journal (September 2014) (nominated for Best of the Net)

"Summer's End," Corium (Summer 2014), issue 17

"Heart Trouble," Forge Journal (Summer 2014), vol. 8, issue 1

"Night of the Virgin" (with Stephen D. Gutierrez, under the pen name Alvarado O'Brien), Timber (2014), vol. 4, pp. 91-94 (also online on the Timber website with an interview, November 2013)

"Memories of the Future," Tic Toc, edited by A.J. Huffman and April Salzano (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014), p. 71

"Bare Necessity," Short, Fast, and Deadly (Spring 2014)

"Let's Play a Game," Literary Orphans Journal (May 2014), issue 13

"Laura," Tulane Review (Spring 2014), pp. 47-52

"The Museum of Insignificant Things," The Tusculum Review (2014), vol. 10, pp. 27-32

“Diaspora,” Reed (2014), vol. 67, pp. 178-184

"Solitaire," Willow Review (2014), vol. XLI, pp. 43-50

"You Never Know," Tampa Review Online (May 2014), vol. 2, issue 5

"My Blue Heaven" and "The Victim," Temenos (Fall 2013)

“Summer Fruits,” Mom Egg Review (2014), vol. 12, p. 104

"Couples Counseling," Boston Literary Magazine (Spring 2014)

"Traces of a Life," Kestrel (Fall 2013), issue 31, pp. 44-52

"A Night With No Moon," Raleigh Review (Winter/Spring 2014), vol. 4, pp. 31-35

"Who's Your Stepdaddy?," Jabberwock Review (Winter 2014), vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 36-50; "Notable Essay" in Best American Essays 2015, ed. Ariel Levy (New York: Hougton Mifflin, Harcourt, 2015)

"Morning Song," Scissors & Spackle (2014), issue 12, p. 69

"Stanton's Grievance," Toad Suck Review (2014), issue 4, pp. 129-134

"Lady Lazarus," Tattoo Highway (January 2014), issue 23

"Erasures," DOGZPLOT (January 2014)

"The End of History," Convergence (Winter 2013)

"The Other Woman," Confrontation (Fall 2013), issue 114, pp. 78-89

"Moving Day," The Chaffin Journal (2013), pp. 119-125

"The Girl Who Died," Southern Indiana Review (Fall 2013), vol. 20, issue 2, pp. 85-92

"Losing Time," Cafe Irreal (Fall 2013), issue 48

"Home Cooking," Under the Gum Tree (Fall 2013), issue 9, pp. 90-93

"Doorbells," South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art (Fall 2013), vol. 15, pp. 89-94 (nominated for a Pushcart Prize)

"Nadja," The Milo Review (Fall 2013), vol. 1, issue 2, pp. 141-146

"The Interloper," Bluestem Quarterly (Fall 2013) (Pick of the Week in Longform: A Smart Reader, an app for iPhones and iPads sponsored by the Writing program at the University of Pittsburgh)

"The Twelfth Princess," Luna Station Quarterly (Fall 2013)

"Jack-in-the-Box," Birkensnake (2013), vol. 6, pp. 45-47

"Mirrors and Reflections," Hippocampus (August 2013)

"Tricks of Memory," Pure Slush (July 2013)

"Brief Vision," DOGZPLOT (July 2013)

"The Writer's Romance with Alcohol," The Writing Disorder (Summer 2013)

"The Postcards," Lunch Ticket (Summer/Fall 2013), issue 3

"Summer Siren" and "The Fortuneteller's Words," Sweet (Spring 2013), vol. .5, no. 3

"Her Mourning," Disembodied Text (May 19, 2013), issue 5

"Pandora's Box," New Plains Review (Spring 2013), vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 129-33

"Light Years Away," Apalachee Review (Spring 2013), issue 63, pp. 35-41

"Famous Writers Groups," The Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review (April 26, 2013)

"Standstill," Postcard Shorts (April 10, 2013)

"Meeting the Virgin Mary," Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies (2013), vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 114-23

"Liberty is Just Around the Corner," Atticus Review (March 2013)

"Notes for a Twenty-Something's Memoir," The Rumpus (March 29. 2013)

"Meta-Fictional Pasta," Thin Air Magazine (Spring 2013), vol. 19, pp. 60-70

"Saturnian Lead," reprinted in Tales of the Undead—Suffer Eternal, edited by Nathan J.D.L. Rowark (London: Horrified Press, 2013)

"Green Bean," Grey Sparrow Journal (Winter 2013), issue 15

"The Missing Girl," Vestal Review (Winter 2013), web issue 43, print issue 41, Finalist, Best Small Fictions 2018

"November Snowfall," CRATE (Jan./Feb. 2013), vol. 9, issue 2

"New Jersey Flora," River Poets Journal (Fall/Winter 2012), vol. 6, no. 2, p. 24

"Punk'd," FICTION on the WEB (December 2012)

"Empty Frames," Subliminal Interiors (December 2012)

"Nineteen Ways of Looking at an Essay," Ninth Letter (November 2012), winner of Ninth Letter online "Study Questions" Meta-Essay Contest

"Step Right Up," Word Riot (November 2012)

"Jack-in-the-Box," Otoliths (Southern Spring 2012), issue 27

"Last Call," Six Minute Magazine (Fall 2012), vol. 2, issue 1, pp. 7-8

"Pizza Hut's First Intergalactic Customer Relations Workshop," Defenestration, October 2012

"The Last Metaphor," Bartleby Snopes (October 2012), Post-Experimentalism issue, pp. 38-39

"The Black Cat," Rosebud Magazine (Autumn 2012), issue 53, pp. 87-92

"The Tyranny of Things," South Dakota Review (Spring 2012), vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 83-89; "Notable Essay" in Best American Essays 2013, ed. Cheryl Strayed (New York: Hougton Mifflin, Harcourt, 2013)  reprinted in LitRagger (February 24, 2015)

"Left," Tidal Basin Review (Summer 2012), pp. 10-13

"Dancing in Circles," The William and Mary Review (2012), vol. .50, pp. 44-49 (reprinted on The Manifest-Station, November 8, 2014)

"Sentenced to Tell Their Tales," Ampersand Review (July 2012)

"Dutch Double," Rio Grande Review (Spring 2012), issue 39, pp. 53-64

"Saturnian Lead," Weirdyear (April 2012)

"Not a Writer," Red Lightbulbs (Spring 2012), issue 7

"Not Waving," Bluestem Quarterly (March 2012)

"The Great Writer, Unbowed by Fate," Fix It Broken (March 2012), issue 4

"Keening in the Rain," Mused (Spring 2012), vol. 6, issue 1

"The Queen's Secret," Toasted Cheese (March 2012) vol. 12, no. 1

"Premonitions of the Past," "Memories of the Future," The Medulla Review (March 2012), vol. 3, issue 2

"A Message from God," California Northern Magazine (Winter 2011/ Spring 2012), issue 4, pp. 52-55

"You're the One, Baby," Used Furniture Review (December 2011)

"Notes from the," Temenos (Fall 2011)

"Ever After," Melusine (Fall/Winter 2011), vol. 3, no. 2

"The Accident," Bartleby Snopes (December 2011)

"Crosswords," Prime Number (October-December 2011), issue 13

"Geometries," 5_trope, fall 2011, issue 26

"Setting the Scene, or Two Authors in Search of a Character and Some Action," Prick of the Spindle, (September 2011), vol. 5, no. 3

"Crossing the River Lethe," Everyday Genius (September 2011)

“Dwellings,” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (July-August 2011), vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 672-79

"Louanne's Baby," Front Porch Journal (Summer 2011), issue 18 (won First Place in Flash Fiction category of National League of American Pen Women’s Biennial Letters Competition, 2013)

"Confession," 25th Flash in the Pan, Tiny Lights: A Journal of Personal Narrative (Summer 2011)

"Remembering Mahalia," Blood Orange Review (Summer 2011), vol. 6, no. 2 (won Honorable Mention in Nonfiction category of National League of American Pen Women’s Biennial Letters Competition, 2013)

"At the End," Flashquake (Summer 2011), vol. 10, issue 4, p. 39

"Diego's Shoes," Tattoo Highway (Spring 2011), issue 21 (first place, TH21 "Picture Worth 500 Words" Contest)

"On the Edge of a Hot Flash," Still Crazy (July 2011), vol. 4, issue 2, p. 19

"Adventure," Hamilton Stone Review (Summer 2011), issue 24

"Creating (Non)Fiction," Slow Trains (Spring 2011), vol. 10, issue 2

"Detours," Foliate Oak Literary Journal (May 2011)

"Telling Riddles," The Mom Egg (2011), vol. 9, pp. 104-5

"Five Finger Exercises: Playing with Misery," Eclectic Flash (April 2011), vol. 2, pp. 36-38

"Transference," LITSNACK  (March 13, 2011)

“Psychic Topography,” Thumbnail (Winter 2011)

“Big Dog Muses on Fragments and the Meaning of Life,” Thumbnail (Winter 2011)

"Down the Rabbit Hole," Monkeybicycle (February 2011)

"Blind," elimae (February 2011)

"Sick," Pear Noir! (Winter 2011), issue 5, pp. 73-7

"Getting Over a Prick," DOGZPLOT (November 2010)

"Death by Mating," LITnIMAGE (Autumn 2010), issue 10

"Noonday Robbery at Booneville Savings and Loan," Staccato Fiction (Summer 2010)

"An Earful," River Poets Journal (Summer 2010), vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 22-23

"Who Are You?," Lady Jane's Miscellany (Summer 2010), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 221-23

 “Dora Dreams of Fire,” “Dora’s First Kiss,” “Dora’s Jewel-Case,” “Dora’s Purse,” “Dora Dreams of Departure,” blossombones (special issue on Freud) (Summer 2010), issue 7

"I've Slipped into the Third Person," Frostwriting (Summer 2010), issue 5

"Benediction," One Page Stories (Summer 2010), issue 3

"Maddy's Suicide Note," SNReview (Winter 2010)

"Keeping a Journal," The Power of Memoir: How to Write Your Healing Story, by Linda Joy Myers  (San Francisco:  Wiley, Jossey-Bass, 2010), pp. 172-77

"She Dreams of Canyons and the Sea," Glossolalia (Winter 2010), vol. 2, no. 2

"Alphabet Soup," Glossolalia (Fall 2009), vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 31-32

"Something's Amiss," Six Sentences (May 2009)

"Conjuring Mary, Twenty Years Gone," flashquake (Spring 2009), vol. 8, no. 3


“Jacqueline Doyle on her Medusan Muses: Joyce Carol Oates, Jayne Anne Phillips, Sandra Cisneros, Toni Morrison, Hélène Cixous,” Many Gendered Mothers (April 9, 2018)

“Plots are for Dead People,” Bending Genres (MicroViews blog, February 16, 2018)

“Flash, Back: Revisiting Jayne Anne Phillips,” SmokeLong Quarterly blog (September 28, 2016)

"It's a Wonder," Essay Daily (October 6, 2014)


Black Lawrence Press offsite reading, AWP, Portland, March 29, 2019

Featured Fiction Writer, WOW Voices Now: Women on Writing, Skyline College, San Bruno, March 2, 2019

100 Word Story reading, Lit Crawl, San Francisco Litquake, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, October 20, 2018

Black Lawrence Press Reading, Why There Are Words Series, Sausalito, September 13, 2018

Reading and Launch Party for They Said anthology, Green Apple Books on the Park, San Francisco, September 5, 2018

Pandemonium Press Reading, Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, June 6, 2018

Reading and Launch Party, Nothing Short of 100 anthology, The Bindery, San Francisco, May 8, 2018

Talk on Memoir, California Writers Club, Sacramento Chapter, Cattlemens Restaurant, Rancho Cordova, April 21, 2018

First Friday Lit Chat and Book Signing, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz, April 6, 2018

Flash Fiction Forum Reading, Works Gallery, San Jose, upcoming March 14, 2018

Black Lawrence Press Reading, AWP Conference, American Social, Tampa, March 8, 2018

Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition Awards Ceremony and Reading, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, Civic Center, March 4, 2018

Babylon Salon Reading Series, San Francisco, March 3, 2018

Rolling Writers Mash-Up Series, Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, February 13, 2018

Lyrics and Dirges Reading, Pegasus Books, Berkeley, February 21, 2018

Flash-a-Thon Readng, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, December 7, 2017

Hand to Mouth Reading Series, Rebound Bookstore, San Rafael, October 25, 2017

Faculty Reading Series and Book Launch, California State University, East Bay, October 18, 2017

Why There Are Words, Sausalito, October 12, 2017

Flash Fiction Collective Reading Series, Alley Cat Books, The Mission, San Francisco, September 7, 2017

"Mother Lode: Readings on the Subject of Mothers," Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, May 18, 2017

"Women, Forgotten and Remembered," Artisan Gallelry, San Francisco, April 27, 2017

Moshin Salon Reading and Reception, Moshin Vineyards, Healdsburg, upcoming April 10, 2017

Winter Lights: A Reading of Flash Prose and Poetry, Bazaar Café, San Francisco, January 15, 2017

Rolling Writers Across the Bay, Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, November 4, 2016

Get Lit Reading Series, Corkscrew Wine Bar, Petaluma, October 26, 2016

Catamaran Literary Reader, Launch Reading, Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, August August 9, 2016

Summer Sparks Reading Series, Bazaar Cafe, San Francisco, July 30, 2016

Rolling Writers (theme: Crossing Over), Beast Crawl, Oakland, July 16, 2016

"The Art of 'Perhapsing' in Flash Nonfiction," "Our Life Stories" Conference, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, April 23, 2016

Rolling Writers Reading Series (theme: Doubles), Rolling-Out Café, San Francisco, April 16, 2016

Rolling Writers Reading Series (theme: Teen Years), Rolling-Out Café, San Francisco, August 8, 2015

"Journeys, Destinations, and Detours: The Art of Flash," "Our Life Stories" Conference, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, April 18, 2015

"Flash Fiction and Nonfiction," CV Educational Foundation Workshop, Castro Valley Library, Castro Valley, January 31, 2015

Reed Magazine launch party and reading, Blackbird Tavern, San Jose, CA, May 13, 2014

Under the Gum Tree Offsite Reading, Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Seattle, Washington, February 28, 2014 (also on Youtube)

Birkensnake 6 Reading and Reception, n/a Gallery, Oakland, CA, December 1, 2013

Pen Women Readings, O’Lague Galleria, Hayward City Hall, Hayward, CA, February 2013, February 2012

"Memoir," American Pen Women Meeting, Diablo Alameda Chapter, Castro Valley, November 19, 2011


"Memory's Home in Sigrid Nunez's A Feather on the Breath of God," presented at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, San Francisco State University, November 6-7, 2009

"The Stories Her Body Tells: Judith Ortiz Cofer's 'The Story of My Body,'" presented at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 25-28, 2006

"Individual and Collective Autobiography in Judith Ortiz Cofer's The Latin Deli," presented at the 34th Annual National Association of Ethnic Studies Conference, San Francisco, March 30-April 1, 2006

"Thinking Back Through Her Mothers: Judith Ortiz Cofer and Virginia Woolf," presented at the 12th Annual Women's Studies Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, March 23-25, 2006

"Baggage from the Colonizers: Recent Chicana Literature and the Lives of the Saints," presented at the Fifth Congress of the Americas, Universidad de las Américas, Puebla-Cholula, Mexico, October 17-20, 2001

"Catholicism and Ethnic Identities in Contemporary American Women's Fiction," presented at the American Literature Association Conference, San Diego, May 28-31, 1998

"Unofficial Saints, Unrecorded Miracles in Contemporary Fiction by Cristina Garcia, Francine Prose, and Ana Castillo," presented at the Conference on Christianity and Literature, Seattle University, Seattle, May 2-3, 1997

"'These Dark Woods Yet Again': Remapping Spiritual Paths in Lee Smith's Saving Grace," presented at the Conference on Christianity and Literature, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, June 15-16, 1996

"Crossing and Uncrossing Borders: New World Madonnas in Ethnic Women's Fiction," presented at the Conference on Christianity and Literature, Santa Barbara, June 15-16, 1996

"'A Love Letter to My Motherland': Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters," presented at the Association for Asian American Studies Conference, Oakland, June 1-4, 1995

"Baggage from the Ancestors: The Virgin of Guadalupe in Sandra Cisneros' 'Mericans' and 'Little Miracles, Kept Promises,'" presented at the American Literature Association Conference, Baltimore, May 26-28, 1995

"Poe in the Classroom: Contexts, Challenges, Opportunities," presenter and panelist, American Literature Association Conference, Baltimore, May 26-28, 1995

"Haunting the Borderlands: Sandra Cisneros' 'Woman Hollering Creek,'" presented at the American Literature Association Conference, San Diego, June 2-5, 1994

"More Room of Her Own: Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street,"  presented at MELUS:  The Society for  the  Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, 1993 Annual Conference, University of California, Berkeley, April 30-May 2, 1993 

"Naming and Empowerment in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon," presented at the Women's Studies Bicentennial Conference, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., April 6-8, 1989

"William Carlos Williams' A Voyage to Pagany and the American Tradition," presented at the Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association Meeting, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, October 20-22, 1988

"Figuring/Disfiguring the Female Body: The Case of Poe," presented at the Women's Studies Conference "Women's Bodies, Women's Voices," University of Iowa, Iowa City, April 14-16, 1988

"T.S. Eliot's Surreal Cities and the French Avant Garde," presented at the Fourteenth Annual Twentieth-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, February 26-28, 1986


CLASS Faculty Fellows Award, California State University, East Bay, 2006-2007

Sabbatical Leave Awards, California State University, East Bay, 2006, 1998-1999

Summer Stipend, Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Program, California State University, Hayward, summer 2002

Faculty Merit Increases, 2000, 1999

Faculty Summer Stipend for Course Development ("Small Groups and Computers"), California State University, Hayward, 1997

Performance Salary Step Increase Awards (competitive merit awards), California State University, Hayward, 1997 (1 step), 1996 (1 step)

Affirmative Action Faculty Development Grants (4 WTUs release time), California State University, Hayward, 1996-1997, 1995-1996

Katherine Newman Award (First Place), 1995 (for the Best Article in the 1994 volume of MELUS:  The Journal of The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)

ALSS Faculty Development Grant (supplemental travel funds for American Literature Association Conference), California State University, Hayward, 1995

Summer Stipends, Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Awards, California State  University, Fresno, summers 1990, 1989

Affirmative Action Faculty Development Grants (3 WTUs release time), California State University, Fresno, 1989-1990, 1988-1989

Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Awards, California State University,  Fresno, 1988, 1987

Research Assigned Time Award (8 WTUS release time), California State University, Fresno, 1987-1988

Guilford Essay Prize, Cornell University, 1987 ("the doctoral thesis exhibiting the highest standard of excellence in English prose")

Graduate Research Fellowships, Cornell University, summers 1986, 1985, 1984

Andrew Dickson White Fellowships, Cornell University, 1981-1982,1978-1979, 1977-1978


Featured Essay in Creative Nonfiction Sunday Short Reads ("Little Colored Pills," originally published in Sweet: A Literary Confection), December 1, 2019

Pushcart Prize Nominations (by Ellipsis for "Waking Up Late" and Lunate for "Felicity Leaves the Door Ajar"), 2019

Best Microfiction 2020 Nomination (by CRAFT for "After Dinner"), 2019

Best of the Net Nomination (by The Sunlight Press for "Dear Maddy"), 2019

Notable Essay Citation, Best American Essays 2019, ed. Rebecca Solnit (New York: Houghton MIfflin Harcourt, 2019) (for "Haunting Houses," New Ohio Review)

Notable Essay Citation, Best American Essays 2018, ed. Hilton Als (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) (for "Family Pictures," The Gettysburg Review)

Best Small Fictions 2019 Nomination (by Bending Genres for “What Remains”), 2018

Pushcart Prize Nomination (by New Flash Fiction Review for “Pretty Girl”), 2018

Best Microfiction 2018 Nominations (by Atticus Review and Bending Genres for “Leftovers” and “What Remains”), 2018

Best of the Net Nomination (by Midway Journal for “Zig Zag”), 2018

Pushcart Prize Nomination (by The Gettysburg Review, for essay "Family Pictures"), 2018

Finalist, Best Small Fictions 2018, edited by Aimee Bender (for two flash fictions: "Zig Zag," nominated by Midway Journal, and "The Missing Girl," nominated by Black Lawrence Press)

Pushcart Prize Nomination (by Wigleaf, for microflash “Little Darling”), 2017

Winner, 2017 Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition (First Place: Memoir-Vignette, Second Place: Creative Nonfiction, Second Place: Flash)

Winner, Flash Fiction Contest, Midway Journal, judged by Michael Martone, 2017 (for "Zig Zag")

Notable  Essay Citation, Best American Essays 2017, ed. Leslie Jamison (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) (for "A Eulogy, Despite," Full Grown People)

Winner, Black River Chapbook Competition, Black Lawrence Press, 2016 (for chapbook The Missing Girl)

Pushcart Nomination (from Monkeybicycle for "Nola"), 2016

Best Short Fictions 2017 Nomination (from Quarter After Eight for "Hula"), 2016

Best of the Net Nomination (from Phoebe for "Winter Afternoon"), 2016

Best of the Net Nomination (from Monkeybicycle for "Nola"), 2016

Finalist (top 2), 2016 Annual Fiction Contest, judged by Joshua Ferris, Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art (for short story “Winter Afternoon”)

“The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: Jacqueline Doyle’s ‘Nola’ in Monkeybicycle,” Ploughshares blog, May 7, 2016

Notable  Essay Citation, Best American Essays 2015, ed. Ariel Levy (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) (for "Who's Your Stepdaddy?," published in Jabberwock Review)

Vela Magazine's "Women We Read This Week: Jacqueline Doyle’s ‘The Tyranny of Things,’” March 6, 2015

Pushcart Prize Nomination (by Southern Humanities Review, for creative nonfiction essay "Mary Magdalene's Tibia"), 2014

Finalist, Diana Woods Memorial Award for Creative Nonfiction, Lunch Ticket (for creative nonfiction essay "Requiem for a Marriage"), 2014

Notable Essay Citation, Best American Essays 2013, ed. Cheryl Strayed (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) (for "The Tyranny of Things," published in South Dakota Review)

Pushcart Prize Nomination (by South Loop Review, for creative nonfiction essay "Doorbells"), 2013

“Pick of the Week: Jacqueline Doyle’s ‘The Interloper,’” Longform: A Smart Reader (September 2013)

Contest Winner, Flash Fiction Category, National League of American Pen Women's Biennial Letters Competition, for "Louanne's Baby" in Front Porch Journal, 2013

Contest Winner ("Study Questions" Contest, judged by Patrick Madden), Ninth Letter Online, 2012

Contest Winner ("Picture Worth 500 Words Contest), Tattoo Highway, for "Diego's Shoes," 2011


Catamaran Writing Conference, Pebble Beach, CA, August 2016

Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat. Lerman Trust, Laceyville, PA, June 2016

Writing Between the Vines, Vineyard Retreats for Writers, Sonoma, CA, February 2016

Writing by Writers Workshop@Tomales Bay, Lyric Essay, Marshall, CA, October 2015

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, General Contributor in Nonfiction, Ripton, VT, August 2015

Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Creative Nonfiction, Squaw Valley, CA, July 2014

Creative Nonfiction Workshop, Centrum, Port Townsend, WA, June 2012


"Interview with Jacqueline Doyle," Sweet: A Literary Confection (August 22, 2019)

"#MeToo All Over Again: Gay Degani Interviews Jacqueline Doyle, Author of The Missing Girl," Heavy Feather Review (May 6, 2019)

Zoe Ballering, "Naming Names: A Review of Jacqueline Doyle's The Missing Girl," Bellingham Review (March 26, 2019)

Dan Wickett, Mini-Interview with Jacqueline Doyle, Dzanc Books Emerging Writers Network (December 26, 2018)

Emily Devane, review of The Missing Girl, Short Fiction in Theory and Practice, vol. 8, nos. 1&2 (2018)

Jenny Lee Ferguson, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Online Interview via Zoom with her English 290 class (Creative Writing) about my chapbook The Missing Girl, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (May 23, 2018)

“Chasing Rabbits” (1-hour podcast on my flash fiction), “Mr. Bear’s Violet Hour Saloon/The Secret Lives of Stuffed Animals” (#165, March 11, 2018), Boston Free Radio, available on PodBean and iTunes

Tommy Dean, Mini-Interview: Jacqueline Doyle, tommydeanwriter.com (December 11, 2017)

Authors Talk podcast: Jacqueline Doyle, Superstition Review, upcoming October 31, 2017

Sarah Batcheller, Review of Jacqueline Doyle's The Missing Girl, Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art (September 2017)

William Woolfitt, "Interview with Jacqueline Doyle," Speaking of Marvels: Interviews about Chapbooks (July 2017)

Lynn Mundell, “One Plus One Equals 3: A Couple Co-Writing as ‘Alvarado,’” 100 Word Story (October 16, 2016)

Featured Writer, Writing Between the Vines: Vineyard Retreats for Writers, April 2016

Jacqueline Doyle and Stephen D. Gutierrez, “On Collaboration and ‘Imaginary Friends,” Grist: The Online Companion, issue 8, 2015

Nathaniel Tower, “Author Showcase: Jacqueline Doyle,” Bartleby Snopes: Post-Experimentalism, September 7, 2012

Bird Marathe, “Interview with Alvarado O’Brien [Jacqueline Doyle and Stephen D. Gutierrez], Timber, November 2013