About Me

Robert Vaughan is the author of five poetry, fiction and cross-genre writing books: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press, 2012); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps Press, 2013); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2014); RIFT, a collaboration of stories with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press, 2015): and FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press, 2016) His writing has appeared in over 600 print and online journals, and over ten anthologies. His short prose, “10,000 Dollar Pyramid” was a finalist in the Micro-Fiction Awards 2012. His story, “A Gauze, A Medical Dressing, A Scrim” won 2nd place in the Flash Fiction Chronicles String-of-Ten Five contest, 2013. Also, he was twice a finalist for the Gertrude Stein Award in 2013 and 2014. His short fiction, “A Box,” from RIFT, was selected for Best Small Fictions (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2016). Also, “Six Glimpses of the Uncouth” was selected for Best Small Fictions 2019. Vaughan was the head judge of Bath Flash Fiction Contest (October, 2016). He leads writing roundtables at Red Oak Writing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And, he teaches writing retreats at locations like Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, NM; and Synergia Ranch outside of Santa Fe, NM. He also hosts online courses for Bending Genres, 2018. He is the Editor-In-Chief at Bending Genres. To shop for Robert’s books: FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press): https://www.amazon.com/Funhouse-Robert-Vaughan/dp/099830901X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1486226831&sr=8-1&keywords=FUNHOUSE+Robert RIFT, short fiction with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press): http://www.amazon.com/Rift-Robert-Vaughan/dp/0996352600/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1449353587&sr=8-1&keywords=RIFT+RObert Microtones, is from Cervena Barva Press’ s The Lost Bookshelf. Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps Press), is 30 short-form stories, combinations of his signature prose: Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits. Here is an example of his writing, “The Lost and Erasable Parts of Us” at  Used Furniture Review. Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms) is here: Addicts & Basements: Robert Vaughan: 9781937865238: Amazon.com: Books. Goodreads: Goodreads | Robert Vaughan (Author of Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits) Twitter: Robert Vaughan (rgvaughan) on Twitter. Tumblr: Robert Vaughan: writer/ editor/ poet. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robertgvaughan LinkedIn: Your Profile | LinkedIn  ]]>