Doritt Carroll is (unfortunately) a lawyer and (fortunately) the mother of two daughters. A native of Washington, DC, she received her undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University. Her collection In Caves was published in 2010 by Brickhouse Books. Her book GLTTL STP was published in 2013 by Brickhouse Books, and the title poem was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her chapbook Sorry You Are Not An Instant Winner was published by Kattywompus in 2017 and one of its poems, "Things My Mother Taught Me", was nominated for Best of the Net after being first published in Beltway Poetry Quarterly. Her poems have appeared in Coal City Review, Poet Lore, Gargoyle, Nimrod, and other journals, and she has served as a Shakespeare Theatre poet in residence. She currently runs the Zed’s poetry reading and open mic series.