Bill Broun’s short stories been published in the Kenyon Review, Indiana Review, Open City, and elsewhere. His journalism has appeared in many major newspapers and magazines (Washington Post, New York Times, the TLS, Book Forum, , and more), as well as in specialty publications such as The Architects’ Journal and Publishers Weekly. He was on staff at the Guardian newspaper in Britain. As editor in chief of several different weekly newspapers in Houston, he covered major crimes, natural and industrial disasters, and municipal government and politics. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English at East Stroudsburg University, where he teaches creative writing and multimedia journalism. He taught fiction and non-fiction writing for four years at Yale University, where he remains a fellow of Timothy Dwight College.
Born in Los Angeles in 1966, the son of an English machinist and toolmaker, he is a dual-national with American and British citizenships and has resided in both the USA and England. He lives with his wife and son in eastern Pennsylvania.