Douglas Cole

Washington, United States

Member Since: 02/26/2014

Douglas Cole has published Six collections of poetry and a novella. His work has appeared in anthologies and in The Chicago Quarterly Review, The Galway Review, Chiron, The Pinyon Review, Bitter Oleander, Louisiana Literature, Sou'Wester, Two Thirds North, Red Rock Review, and Slipstream. He has been nominated twice for a Pushcart and Best of the Net, and has received the Leslie Hunt Memorial Prize in Poetry and the Best of Poetry Award from Clapboard House. His website is




Twitter Username: @TheShadow_man


  • Bali Poems , Turning Point (February 5, 2016)
  • The Dice Throwers , Liquid Light Press (September 1, 2015)
  • Western Dream , Finishline Press (August 1, 2015)
  • Interstate , Night Ballet Press (October 15, 2014)
  • The Ghost , Blue Cubicle Press (April 1, 2013)
  • The Gold Tooth in the Crooked Smile of God , Unsolicited Press (December 11, 2018)
  • The Blue Island , Kelsay Books (January 1, 2019)


  • Leslie Hunt Memorial Award
  • Best of Poetry Award from Clapboard House


  • Bachelor of Arts in Literature from San Diego State University
  • Master of Arts in Poetry from Western Washington University

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature , Poetry