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Howard Junker is a writer and the author of An Old Junker. He blogs at www.howardjunker.com
He founded the literary magazine
ZYZZYVA: West Coast Writers & Artists in 1985 and retired in 2010.
Howard Junker was born in
Port Washington, New York, and was educated at Horace Greeley, Canterbury, Amherst, Stanford and the University of San Francisco. He served in the Naval Air Reserve as an anti-submarine warfare technician and wrote for many magazines, including , Architectural Digest , Art in America , Artforum , Esquire , Film Comment , Film Quarterly , Harper's Bazaar , The Nation , The New Republic , New York , Newsweek , Playboy , Rolling Stone and The Village Voice . He also worked as a documentary filmmaker, a television producer, a P.R. flack, a construction carpenter, a fondue cook, and a science teacher at the Drew School in San Francdisco. He edited five anthologies of work from the pages, of ZYZZYVA, as well as four Vogue ZYZZYVA first novels and three ZYZZYVA first collections of poems. He is the author of the blognovel An Old Junker. He lives in San Francisco.
Selected bibliography [ edit ]
Junker, H. (1991). Roots and Branches: Contemporary Essays By West Coast Writers. San Francisco: Mercury House. ISBN 978-1-56279-014-1.
Junker, H. (1995). The Writer's Notebook. San Francisco: HarperCollinsWest. ISBN 978-0-06-258618-6.
Junker, H. (1995). Strange Attraction: The Best of Ten Years of ZYZZYVA. Reno: University of Nevada Press. ISBN 978-0-87417-275-1.
Junker, H. (1999). Lucky Break: How I Became A Writer. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. ISBN 978-0-325-00156-2.
Junker, H. (2005). AutoBioDiversity: True Stories from ZYZZYVA. Berkeley, CA: Heyday. ISBN 978-1-59714-007-2. Junker, H. (2011).
An Old Junker. San Francisco: IF SF Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4537-1719-6
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