Doyle 's essays and poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper 's, The American Scholar, Orion, Commonweal, and The Georgia Review, among other magazines and journals, and in The Times of London, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Kansas City Star, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Ottawa Citizen, and Newsday, among other periodical. He ha a book eviewer for The Oregonian and a contributing autho to both Eureka Street magazine and The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Australia.
Doyle 's essays have also been eprinted in:
* the Best American Essays anthologies of 1998, 1999, 2003, and 2005;
* in Best Spiritual Writing 1999, 2001, 2002, and 2005; and
* in Best Essays Northwest ( 2003);
* and in a dozen other anthologies and writing textbooks.
As for awards and recognition, he had three startling children, an incomprehensible and fascinating marriage, and he was named to the 1983 Newton ( Massachusetts) Men 's Basketball League all-star team, and thi was a really tough league.
Doyle delivered many dozens of peculiar and muttered speeches and lectures and rants about writing and stuttering grace at a variety of venues, among them Australian Catholic University and Xavier College ( both in Melbourne, Australia), Aquinas Academy ( in Sydney, Australia); Washington State, Seattle Pacific, Oregon, Utah State, Concordia, and Marylhurst universities; Boston, Lewis& amp; Clark, and Linfield colleges; the universities of Utah, Oregon, Pittsburgh, and Portland; KBOO radio ( Portland), ABC and 3AW radio ( Australia); the College Theology Society; National Public Radio 's " Talk of the Nation, " and in the PBS film Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero ( 2002).
Doyle was a native of New York, was fitfully educated at the University of Notre Dame, and ha a magazine and newspaper journalist in Portland, Boston, and Chicago for more than twenty years. He was living in Portland, Oregon, with his family when died at age 60 from complications related to a brain tumou.