John Yunker

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John Yunker is a writer of plays, short stories and novels focused on human/animal relationships.

He is co-founder of Ashland Creek Press, a vegan-owned publisher devoted to environmental and animal rights literature. He is author of the novel The Tourist Trail and the forthcoming novel Where Oceans Hide Their Dead.

His full-length play Meat the Parents was a finalist at the Centre Stage New Play Festival (South Carolina) and semi-finalist in the AACT new play contest. Species of Least Concern was a finalist in the 2016 Mountain Playhouse Comedy Festival. His short play, Little Red House, was published in the literary journal Mason's Road, and produced by the Studio Players Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2017, the short play Of Mice and M
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John Yunker A sequel to The Tourist Trail... it's called Where Oceans Hide Their Dead. It's coming out in early 2019. Finally.
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John Yunker Hi Rai -- Thank you for the kind words. And I'm happy you like our FAUX buttons!


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Rai Hi John,

It's so great to meet an enlightened soul such as yourself, trying to make the world a better place for all who share it... :)

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Namaste.

Rai


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