As a Navy brat, Robert Yune moved 11 times by the time he turned 18. In 2012, he was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award and was one of five finalists for the Prairie Schooner Book Prize, selected by Sherman Alexie and Colin Channer. His fiction has appeared in the Green Mountains Review, the Kenyon Review, and Los Angeles Review, among others.
In the summer of 2012, he worked as a stand-in for George Takei, and has appeared as an extra in movies such as Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and Father and Daughters.
Currently, he teaches at the University of Pittsburgh and manages the Writing Program’s social media initiatives. His debut novel Eighty Days of Sunlight was published in 2015 through Thought Catalog Books. In his spare time, he’s putting the finishing touches on a second novel and a story collection.
Contact: robertyune [at] gmail [dot] com