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Robert Lopez Flynn

Photo Credit: Colin Bass
Photo Credit: Colin Bass

Occupation: Author
Born: Chillicothe, Texas, April 12, 1932

Education:
MA, Baylor University, 1956;
BA, Baylor University, 1954

Career:
Novelist in residence, Trinity University, San Antonio (1963-2001)
Professor, Baylor University, Waco, Texas (1959-1963)
Professor, Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, North Carolina (1957-1959)

Military:
With, United States Marine Corps (1950-1952)

Creative Works:
Author, “Living with the Hyenas” (1996); Author, “The Last Klick” (1994); Author, “Personal War in Vietnam” (1989); Author, “Wanderer Springs” (1987); Author, “Season Rain” (1984); Author, “Sounds of Rescue, Signs of Hope” (1970); Author, “In the House of the Lord” (1969); Author, “North to Yesterday” (1967);

Awards:
Recipient, Wrangler Award (1967, 1996); Recipient, Spur Award, (1987); Recipient, Southwest Booksellers Award (1970); Inductee, National Cowboy Hall of Fame; Inductee, Texas Literary Hall of Fame; Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Fellow, Texas Institute of Letters

Memberships:
President, Texas Institute of Letters (1990-1992); Member, PEN America; Member, United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association

Religion:
Baptist

Family:
Son of James Emmett and Gladys Lopez (Wilkinson) Flynn
Widower: Norma Jean Sorrels (Deceased, 2013)
Children: Deirdre Siobhan (Deceased); Flynn-Bass; Brigid Erin (Deceased)
Grandchildren: Colin

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