Author Biography - Brian Doyle

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Brian Doyle 

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon. He is the author of four essay collections, most recently Leaping: Revelations & Epiphanies. He and his father Jim Doyle are the co-authors of Two Voices, which won the Christopher Award in 1996. Brian’s own essays have appeared in The American Scholar, The Atlantic Monthly, and Harper’s, among other periodicals, and in the Best American Essays anthologies of 1998, 1999, and 2003.

Books by Brian Doyle


Revelations & Epiphanies

In Leaping, Brian Doyle employs his wit, wisdom, and gusto for life as he shares with readers his thoughts on Jesus, the Mass, Birds, Bees, and so much more.

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The Thorny Grace of It

And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics

Brian Doyle’s trademark candor, wit, and humor make The Thorny Grace of It, his collection of more than 40 essays, eminently enjoyable to read.

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The Best Catholic Writing 2005

The critically acclaimed annual collection gathers the most interesting, thoughtful, and provocative Catholic writing of the year.

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The Best Catholic Writing 2004

The first of its kind collection of best Catholic writing features timely, thought-provoking works from the brightest voices on Catholic issues.

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