Doug Anderson is an American poet, fiction author, and memoirist. He has written three collections of poetry: Bamboo Bridge, The Moon Reflected Fire, and Blues for Unemployed Secret Police. His play, Short Times, was produced at New York's The Theater for The New City in 1981. In addition, he has written film scripts, fiction, and criticism; his most recent work is a memoir, Keep Your Head Down: Vietnam, the Sixties, and a Journey of Self-Discovery. He has taught at the University of Connecticut at Hartford, Pacific University, and is currently a lecturer at Emerson College in Boston. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, The Connecticut Review, The Massachusetts Review, Virginia Quarterly, The Southern Review, Field, and The Autumn House Anthology of American Poetry, among other publications.