Laurie Ann Doyle is an award-winning writer, second-generation Californian, and teacher of writing at The San Francisco Writers Grotto and UC Berkeley. She’s also co-founder of Babylon Salon, a San Francisco literary performance series now celebrating its tenth year.
Her achievements in writing include winning the Alligator Juniper National Fiction Award, Best New American Voices, Best American Essays, and a nomination for the Pushcart Prize. Her stories and essays have appeared in major publications like The Los Angeles Review, Jabberwock Review, Dogwood Journal, Under the Sun, and many more. In addition to her powerful new debut collection, World Gone Missing, her previous work has been featured in anthologies such as Road Story (KY
Press), the Livingston Press Fiction Anthology (University of West Alabama), and Speak and Speak Again (Pact Press).