Brian Doyle, Oregon author and editor of Portland Magazine, dies

Brian Doyle (Courtesy University of Portland)

Brian Doyle, a well-known and award-winning author, passed away Saturday morning from complications related to a brain tumor, according to a release from the University of Portland.

Doyle, 60, was the author of "Mink River," "The Plover," "Chicago," and "Martin Marten." He won a 2016 Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature for "Martin Marten."

His essays have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Orion, The American Scholar, The Sun Magazine, and The New York Times.

Doyle was editor of University of Portland's Portland Magazine for 25 years, and is survived by his wife Mary, their daughter Lily and twin sons Liam and Joseph.


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