About John Yunker
John is the author of the award-winning short story, selected by Peter Orner and published in the literary journal Phoebe, on which his novel The Tourist Trail is based.
The Tourist Trail was inspired by a trip to the Patagonia region of Argentina, where John volunteered with a penguin census for The Penguin Project. He has also traveled to Norway and Antarctica, where portions of The Tourist Trail are set.
John lives in Ashland, Oregon, where he is an editor and publisher of Ashland Creek Press.
The Tourist Trail