Robert Vaughan teaches workshops in hybrid writing, poetry, fiction, and hike/write. He has facilitated these at locations like Alverno College, UWM, Red Oak Writing, The Clearing, Synergia Ranch, and Mabel Dodge Luhan House. He leads writing roundtables in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a finalist for the Gertrude Stein Award for Fiction twice (2013, 2014). He was the head judge for the Bath International Flash Fiction Awards in 2016. His short fiction, “A Box,” was selected for Best Small Fictions 2016 (Queen’s Ferry Press).
Vaughan is the author of five books: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press), Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps), Addicts & Basements (CCM), RIFT, a flash collection co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press). His new book, FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press), is scheduled for release in December 2016. He blogs here.
David Morgan 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 Albuquerque, where stories and poems progress daily. His writing has appeared in more than 50 print or online publications. He reviews, interviews and blogs monthly.
Caitlin Scarano is a poet in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee PhD creative writing program. Her work was included in Best New Poets 2016 and The Best Small Fictions 2016. Her debut collection of poems, Do Not Bring Him Water, will be released in Fall 2017 by Write Bloody Publishing. You can find out more about her here.
Samuel J Fox
Samuel J Fox is a bisexual poet and essayist living in the shadows of a small Southern city in North Carolina. He has been published in Luna Luna Magazine, Muse/A Journal, F.A.L.D., and Cold Creek Review. He is also a musician with the collaborative poet-core band Fox and the Vineyards. You can find out more about him here.
Purveyor of Voices
Meg Tuite is author of two short story collections, Bound By Blue (Sententia Books, 2013) and Domestic Apparition (San Francisco Bay Press, 2011), as well as four chapbooks. She won the Twin Antlers Collaborative Poetry award from Artistically Declined Press for her poetry collection, Bare Bulbs Swinging (2014) written with Heather Fowler and Michelle Reale. She teaches at Santa Fe Community College, is a senior editor at Connotation Press and has a column at JMWW. She blogs here.
Social Media Intern
Corwin Holzman is the intern. He is pursuing an MA in writing as well as running a Milwaukee karate school, competing in martial arts, and driving quite a bit. He also blogs about his adventures and thoughts here.