John Yunker

About John Yunker

John Yunker is the author of three full-length plays (Paleo, Meat the Parents, and Species of Least Concern), the teleplay Sanctuary, and the novel The Tourist Trail, which began as a short story by the same name and won the Phoebe 2010 Fiction Prize. Among his one-act plays, Little Red House was published in the literary journal Mason's Road and was produced by the Studio Players Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky; The Sales Rank Also Rises was produced by Oregon Contemporary Theater and the Washington DC Source Festival; and Of Mice and Marines was produced by the 2017 Carrollwood Players One Act Weekend and was selected for ATHE’s New Play Development Workshop.

John is also editor of the anthology Among Animals and Among Animals 2 and is co-founder and publisher of Ashland Creek Press.

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