Robert Vaughan Editor-In-Chief

Meg Tuite Fiction Editor

David O’ Connor Associate Fiction Editor

Samuel Fox Poetry Editor

Chris L. Butler Associate Poetry Editor

Jonathan Cardew Microviews (projects and interviews)

Corey Holzman CNF Editor

Clementine Burnley Associate CNF Editor

KJ Issue Layout

Adam Robinson Website



Robert VaughanEditor-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 six books: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (CCM), RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press); FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press). His newest is ASKEW (Cowboy Jamboree).      His blog:

Meg TuiteFiction 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 six chapbooks of short fiction, flash, and poetic prose. She is 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:

David O’Connor

Associate Fiction Editor
Award- winning author, David Morgan O’Connor is from a small Canadian village on Lake Huron. After many nomadic years, he’s based in Barcelona, where stories and poems progress daily. His writing has appeared in more than 75 print or online publications. He reviews, interviews and blogs monthly:

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.

Chris L. Butler

Associate Poetry Editor

Chris L. Butler is an African American and Dutch poet/essayist from Philadelphia, PA and Houston, TX. He is the author of the micro-chapbook ‘BLERD: ’80s BABY, ’90s KID (Daily Drunk Press). Chris was named the winner of the 2021 Kurt Brown Fellowship for Diverse Voices in the Solstice MFA program at Pine Manor College.

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.

Clementine Burnley

Associate Creative Non Fiction Editor


Clementine E  Burnley is a feminist migrant mother, writer and community organiser. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her work has appeared or is upcoming in Magma Magazine,The Poetry Review,  the National Flash Fiction Anthology and The Centifictionist. She’s a 2021 Sky Arts Award Winner, an  alumnus of Obsidian Foundation and a 2021 Edwin Morgan Second Life Grantee.

Social media: twitter @decolonialheart, or IG @Ewokila

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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