Robert Flynn's diverse fiction ranges from the boisterous North to Yesterday to the complex and haunting Wanderer Springs and Tie-Fast Country, books that capture the spirit and essence of West Texas, to The Last Klick, a novel of the Vietnam war. He is also the author of two short story collections and several nonfiction books and is the coauthor of Paul Baker and The Integration of Abilities. His work has won awards from Western Writers of America, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, and Southwestern Booksellers. He is emeritus writer-in-residence at Trinity Unviersity and a past president of the Texas Institute of Letters. Robert Flynn lives in San Antonio.