About the Us

KIM SUHR is Director of Red Oak Writing and author of Nothing to Lose (Cornerstone Press, 2018). She leads Roundtables, teaches craft & publishing workshops, and provides manuscript critiques/developmental edits and coaching for individual clients. Her work has appeared in many journals including at Midwest Review, the Stonecoast Review and Solstice Lit. In addition, her writing has earned  awards from the Wisconsin Writers’ Association’s Jade Ring and Lindemann Humor Contests. You can listen to Kim read her work at WUWM 89.7 on the Lake Effect Program. She holds an MFA from the Solstice program at Pine Manor College where she was the Dennis Lehane Fellow in Fiction. To learn more about her writing, visit kimsuhr.com.

ROBERT VAUGHAN leads the Friday morning Roundtable and is the Editor-in-Chief at Bending Genres. They have an online journal, lead monthly online weekend workshops, and host two annual writing retreats. His prose and poetry is published in over 600 literary journals such as BlazeVOX, Nervous Breakdown, Hobart Journal, and Necessary Fiction. His books are Microtones, (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms); RIFT, a collaboration with Kathy Fish(Unknown Press) and Funhouse (Un