Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle has been nominated for two Oregon Book Awards: Bin Laden’s Bald Spot was nominated for the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, and his Cat’s Foot was nominated for the Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature. Winners will be announced at the 26th Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 8, 2013. For a complete list of finalists, please click here: http://www.literaryarts.org/oba-home. Bin Laden’s Bald Spot is a collection of short stories published by Red Hen Press, while Cat’s Foot is a novella published by Corby Books about a man who goes in search of the foot he has lost in a war. Last year, Doyle’s debut novel Mink River was also a finalist for the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction. Doyle is the author of twelve books and has been nominated for seven Oregon Book Awards in four different categories. For more information contact Doyle at email@example.com.