Darrin Doyle
  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: English Language & Literature
  • Campus Address: Anspach 301E
  • Phone: 989-774-1349
  • Email: doyle1d@cmich.edu
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Creative Writing, 19th Century American Literature, 20th Century American Literature, Literary Theory.

Degrees and Universities

A native of Michigan, Darrin Doyle holds an MFA from Western Michigan University and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati.  He has received fellowships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the NY State Summer Writers' Institute.  His website is www.darr​indoyle.com

Novels and Short Story Collections:

  • The Dark Will End the Dark (Tortoise Books, 2015)
  • The Girl Who Ate Kalamazoo (St. Martin's Press, 2010)
  • Revenge of the Teacher's Pet: A Love Story (LSU Press, 2009)


Recent Publications:

  • "The Lumping"; Passages North,​ January 2016
  • "Big Winner"; Superstition Review​, Fall 2015
  • ""The Search for Boyle"' Word Riot, Fall 2015
  • "Head"; BULL: Fiction For Thinking Men, Fall 2014.
  • "Engagement"; Newfound Journal, Spring 2014.
  • "A Four-Letter Word for Exchange"; Pure Coincidence Issue 1.1, Spring 2014.
  • "If the Invisible Man Dies and Nobody Sees it, Does He Really Die?": Redivider, Issue 9.2, Spring 2012.
  • "Eyes," "Neck," "Mouth":  Toad, Spring 2011.
  • "Hand": Blackbird, Spring 2011.
  • "The House on Eastern Avenue": Prime Number, December 2010.