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Articles, Essays, Reviews, & Work With The Cincinnati Review

Information about Caitlin Doyle’s Prose Writings: Highlights, 2012 – present

In celebration of National Poetry Month every year, twenty poets who have been featured on Poetry Daily within the previous twelve months receive an invitation to present a poem for the “Poet’s Pick” series. Caitlin was invited to choose a poem for the 2018 series. Participating poets are asked to select a poem from their personal pantheons of beloved work and write a brief commentary on the piece. Caitlin  presented “Eros Turannos” by Edwin Arlington Robinson. To read the Robinson’s poem, along with Caitlin’s commentary, you can click here

Caitlin’s review of Amit Majmudar’s poetry collection “Dothead” (published by Knopf) appears in the Los Angeles Review of Books (Fall 2016). To read the review, you can click here. You can also see the review highlighted, briefly discussed, and quoted on the Poetry Foundation blog by clicking here.

Caitlin’s review of “The Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay” (published by Yale University Press) appears in Literary Matters (Spring 2017). To read the review, you can click here. You can also see the review highlighted, briefly discussed, and quoted on the Poetry Foundation blog by clicking here.

Caitlin’s review of Maxine Kumin’s poetry collection “And Short The Season” (published by W.W Norton & Company) appears in Blackbird (Spring 2015). To read the review, you can click here

Caitlin’s essay “Kerouac’s Junk Mail, Merrill’s Ouija Board: Living With Literary Ghosts” appears in The Angle (Spring 2015). From the editor’s introduction:

“… We recently asked her to reflect, for readers of The Angle, on her experience living and writing in both writers’ houses, and on her journey as an emerging writer. Her essay beautifully explores questions of literary influence and the discoveries that come when one lives with the ghosts – whether actual or imagined – of other writers.” You can click here to read the essay

Caitlin’s review of Will Schutt’s poetry collection “Westerly,” winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, appears in Blackbird (Fall 2013). To read the review, you can click here

Caitlin’s review of Heidy Steidlmayer’s poetry collection “Fowling Piece” (published by Northwestern University Press) appears as a 32 Poems Magazine Prose Feature (Spring 2013). To read the review, you can click here

Caitlin’s review of Jane Satterfield’s third poetry collection “Her Familiars” (published by Elixir Press) appears in The Common (Spring 2013). To read the review, you can click here

Caitlin was invited to write an essay for Cork Literary Review, one of Ireland’s premier publications. Her piece “Hungry Hills: Coming of Age as an Irish American Poet” appears in the journal’s “Gathering Edition” (Fall 2013), which features a roster of writers from Ireland and America reflecting on Irish identity. Though the full text of the piece isn’t available online, you can click here to read about Caitlin’s essay as discussed in The Irish Examiner.

As the winner of the ALSCW Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center (Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers), Caitlin was invited to write an article for Literary Matters about her experience as a residency fellow at the VSC in Johnson, VT. Her essay, “Freedom and Limitation at the Vermont Studio Center,” appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Literary Matters. Though the full text of the piece isn’t available online, you can click here to read about the ALSCW and Literary Matters.

Samples of Caitlin Doyle’s Work With The Cincinnati Review:

Below are examples of website content that Caitlin has generated for The Cincinnati Review, where she currently serves as an Associate Editor. You’ll find close readings that she has written for the journal’s popular “Why We Like It” series, a feature that focuses on highlighting and discussing work published in the CR. You’ll also find her introductions to several pieces in the CR’s new weekly “miCRo” series, a feature presenting work that is 500 words or less (for fiction, nonfiction, or hybrid pieces) and poems that are 32 lines or less.

The writers whose work Caitlin has covered and/or introduced through The Cincinnati Review include G.C. Waldrep, Hugh Martin, Brendan Galvin, Martha Silano, Lynn Potts, Lesley Jenike, Brandon Amico, Emilia Phillips, Brian Ma, Jess Smith, Alex Dimitrov, and Bruce Johnson.

To read Caitlin’s piece about Brandon Amico’s poem “Book of Distances” for the CR’s “Why We Like It” series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s piece about Lynne Potts’s poem “Family Photo of America” for the CR’s “Why We Like It” series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to G.C. Waldrep’s piece “new year’s poem” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Hugh Martin’s poem “Iraq Good” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Martha Silano’s poem “Gifts for the Adventurous Man” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Lesley Jenike’s flash essays “The Rape of Europa” and “Incensing the Veil” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Brendan Galvin’s poem “Summer Dawn, Summer Nightgown” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Jess Smith’s poem “Path of Totality” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Bruce Smith’s flash fiction piece “The Slabs” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Brian Ma’s literary nonfiction piece “Shadows on the Korean Peninsula” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Alex Dimitrov’s poem “The Sun” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read Caitlin’s introduction to Emilia Phillips’s poem “‘You Should Write a Poem about That, They Say'” for the CR’s miCRo series, you can click here

To read a piece by Caitlin on the CR’s website about the journal’s newly expanded literary nonfiction section, you can click here

To learn more about the editorial staff of The Cincinnati Review, you can click here

To learn more about the miCRo feature, you can check out a video about it by clicking here