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Robert Vaughan Editor-In-Chief

Meg Tuite Fiction Editor

David O’ Connor Associate Fiction Editor

Len Kuntz Associate Fiction Editor

Samuel Fox Poetry Editor

Sara Comito Associate Poetry Editor

Davon Loeb Associate Poetry Editor

Jonathan Cardew Microviews (projects and interviews)

Emily Bertholf Microviews (book reviews)

Corey Holzman CNF Editor

KJ: Issue Layout

Adam Robinson/ GBD Design/ Website

 

 

Robert Vaughan

Editor-in-Chief

Robert Vaughan teaches retreats and workshops in hybrid writing, poetry, fiction at locations like Red Oak Writing, Synergia Ranch, Mabel Dodge Luhan House, The Clearing and Cedar Valley. He leads roundtables in Milwaukee, WI. He was a finalist for the Gertrude Stein Award for Fiction (2013, 2014). He was the head judge for the Bath International Flash Fiction Awards, 2016. His short fiction was selected for Best Small Fictions 2016 and 2019 (Queen’s Ferry Press).  He is the Editor-in-Chief at Bending Genres Journal.

Vaughan is the author of five books: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (CCM), RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press) andFUNHOUSE (Unknown Press). His blog: www.robert-vaughan.com.

Meg Tuite

Fiction Editor

Meg Tuite is author of a novel-in-stories, Domestic Apparition, a short story collection, Bound By Blue, and won the Twin Antlers Collaborative Poetry award for her poetry collection, Bare Bulbs Swinging, as well as five chapbooks of short fiction, flash, and poetic prose. She teaches at Santa Fe Community College, is a senior editor at Connotation Press, an associate editor at Narrative Magazine, fiction editor at Bending Genres Journal, and editor of eight anthologies. Her work has been published in numerous literary magazines, over fifteen anthologies, nominated nine times for the Pushcart Prize, five-time Glimmer Train finalist, placed 3rd in Bristol Prize, and Gertrude Stein award finalist. Her blog: http://megtuite.com

David O’Connor

Associate Fiction Editor
David Morgan O’Connor is from a small Canadian village on Lake Huron. After many nomadic years, he’s based in Dublin, where stories and poems progress daily. His writing has appeared in more than 50 print or online publications. He reviews, interviews and blogs monthly: davidmorganoconnor.com

Len Kuntz

Associate Fiction Editor

Len Kuntz is a writer from Washington State and the author of four books, most recently the story collection, THIS IS WHY I NEED YOU, out now from Ravenna Press. You can find more of his writing at lenkuntz.blogspot.com.

Samuel J Fox

Poetry Editor
Samuel J Fox is a bisexual essayist/poet living in the suburban South. He has been nominated for Best of the Net and Pushcart Prizes. He has appeared in Muse/A Journal, Maudlin House, and Grimoire Magazine; he is forthcoming in Quail Bell Magazine, Sooth Swarm Journal, and Moonpark Review. He tweets (@samueljfox). He tends to hang out in coffee shops or graveyards, depending.

Sara Comito

Associate Poetry Editor

Sara Comito is author of the poetry collection Bury Me in the Sky (Nixes Mate Books). Her poetry, hybrid prose, and fiction has appeared in places like Pithead Chapel, Drunk Monkeys, Thrush Poetry Journal, and Defenestration. She lives with her husband John in Fort Myers, Florida, where they grow up chickens, bees, and flowers. Find her at saracomito.com.

Davon Loeb

Associate Poetry Editor

Davon Loeb is the author of the lyrical memoir The In-Betweens. He earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers-Camden, and he is a poetry editor at Bending Genres and Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. Davon writes creative nonfiction and poetry. His work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and one Best of the Net, and is featured in Apiary MagazineSplit Lip MagazineHarpoon ReviewTahoma Literary ReviewPortland Review, and elsewhere. Besides writing, Davon is an English teacher, husband, and father in New Jersey. His work can be found here: http://www.davonloeb.com.

Emily Bertholf

Microviews/ Reviews

Emily Bertholf is an elusive enigma that temporarily resides in the collective imaginations of writers, readers, artists, and other bibliophiles. Recent sightings have been reported in or near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Creative Wisconsin Anthology, Bending Genres, Digging Through the Fat, and others.

Corey Holzman

Associate Creative Non Fiction Editor
Corwin Holzman is an aspiring writer, full-time ninja, and owner of a martial arts school in Milwaukee, WI. Between teaching classes and driving an awful lot, he spends time thinking of blog posts for Bending Genres and trying out bits of story that he is going to finish…someday.

Adam Robinson

Design / Website
Adam Robinson runs Publishing Genius, an award-winning small press, and Real Pants, a website about literature and the new literary community. He works as a publishing consultant and has taught publishing courses in the MFA program at University of Baltimore and presented at numerous other colleges and publishing programs. His first book, Adam Robison and Other Poems, was nominated for the Goodreads Poetry Award, and he self-published his second book, Say Poem, in 2010. He is also the editor of Our Primary Focus, an e-book about small press culture as described in interviews with writers, book sellers and publishers.

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