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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. 

Novels and Short Story Collections:

  • The Beast in Aisle 34 (Tortoise Books, 2021)
  • The Big Baby Crime Spree and Other Delusions (Wolfson Press, 2021)
  • Scoundrels Among Us (Tortoise Books, 2017)
  • 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:

  • “Dangling Joe,” The Other Stories, November, 2018.
  • “Outline,” Okay Donkey, September 2018.
  • “D.T. Myse’s Cold Blood From a Scorched Cat: Sweet Whiskers in the Grip of Death; Book Review by Olsen Giles White,” The Cockroach Conservatory, Issue 1, Fall 2018.
  • “Festivity,” Moonchild Magazine, Issue 3, May 2018.
  • “Session 1,” “Session 2,” “Session 3,” “Session 4,” Five:2:One Magazine, Issue 19, March 2018.
  • “Sanguine,” Hobart, August 2017.
  • “A Fine Time,” (b)OINK, June 2017.
  • “Water Fowl,” Spelk, June 2017.
  • “The Kids in West End,” The Offbeat, Spring 2017.
  • “Session 1,” Five: 2: One Magazine online edition, November 20, 2016
  • “Insert Name,” Summerset Review, June 2016.
  • “Twilford Baines, Buck Hunter Unbounded,” Route 7 Review, May 2016.
  • “Party Town” and “Three Men on a Boat,” The Pleasure You Suffer: A Saudade Anthology, published by Tortoise Books, June 2016.
  • “Snow, Lightly Falling,” Squawk Back, Issue 154, March 2016.

Creative Writing, 19th Century American Literature, 20th Century American Literature, Literary Theory