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Ben Doller

M.F.A. (University of Iowa)

Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Poetry and Poetics, Experimental Writing, Cross-Genre Writing

Primary Office: 6th College Bldg 1/Ridge Walk
                           Room 353
Primary Phone: Contact Department
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UCSD Hellman Fellow

Ben Doller has taught in the MFA programs at George Mason University, Boise State, and West Virginia University and is vice-editor and designer for 1913 Press. The author of four books of poetry, and two collaborative books, his work has been published widely in journals and anthologies including New Republic, Volt, Fence, Boston Review, and Satellite Convulsions (Tin House). His writing, research, and teaching interests include genre intersections, experimental writing, the politics of form, performance and sound poetries, typography and graphic design, and small press publishing.   
Affiliated Faculty: Critical Gender Studies


Fauxhawk (Wesleyan University Press 2015)
The Yesterday Project (collaboration with Sandra Doller: Sidebrow Books 2015)
The Sonneteers (collaboration with Sandra Doller: Editions Eclipse)
Dead Ahead (Fence Books, 2010)
FAQ: (Ahsahta Press, 2009)
Radio, Radio (Louisiana State University Press, 2001). Winner of the 2000 Walt Whitman Award