Ben Doller

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Ben Doller (previously Doyle) (born 1973 Warsaw, New York) is an American poet and writer.[1]


Ben Doller is the author or several books of poetry. He currently teaches at UC San Diego. [2]

He graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego, and West Virginia University.

He received his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was awarded a Teaching-Writing Fellowship.[3]

Doller has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, West Virginia University, Denison University, Antioch University,[4] and in 2007, was Distinguished Visiting Professor at Boise State University.[1]

He was formerly a co-editor of the Kuhl House Contemporary Poetry Series at the University of Iowa Press (until 2010), and vice-editor and designer of 1913 a journal of forms, and 1913 Press. He read at AWP 2009.[5]

He lives in San Diego with his partner & collaborator, the poet & writer Sandra Doller (formerly Miller). In 2007, the two merged their last names: Doyle + Miller = Doller. [6][7]



Poetry books[edit]

Forthcoming book: Fauxhawk from Wesleyan University Press (2015).


  • Brenda Shaughnessy, ed. (2008). Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House. Tin House Books. ISBN 978-0-9794198-9-8. [9]


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