Ivan Doig
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Ivan Doig


Ivan Doig was born in Montana and grew up along the Rocky Mountain Front, the dramatic landscape that has inspired much of his writing. A former ranch hand, newspaperman, and magazine editor, with a Ph.D. in history, Doig was the beloved and award-winning author of thirteen novels and three works of nonfiction, including his classic first book, the memoir This House of Sky. He was a National Book Award finalist and received the Wallace Stegner Award, a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Western Literature Association, and multiple PNBA and MPBA Book Awards, among other honors. He died on April 9, 2015.

Ivan Doig

Ivan Doig



On Tuesday, August 18, fans and friends in the hundreds visited bookstores across the country to celebrate Ivan Doig Day, designated to celebrate the publication of Last Bus to Wisdom, the final… Read more >


Ivan Doig, the award-winning author of sixteen books, died at his Seattle home in the early morning hours of Thursday, April 9, 2015, of multiple myeloma. During the eight years of his illness,… Read more >