Rebecca Bennett

Managing Editor

Rebecca writes speculative fiction with small town flair. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Strange Horizons, Bourbon Penn, Luna Station Quarterly and other literary locations. She also wields minor power as a Senior Editor at Apparition Lit and adds extra vowels whenever she can. You can follow her occasional tweets at @_rebeccab

Heather Clitheroe

Senior Fiction Editor

Heather (Senior Editor, she/her) is from Calgary, Alberta. Her science fiction and fantasy stories have appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Lightspeed, and more. Heather teaches creative writing at the University of Calgary, and leads youth writing workshops with the Calgary Public Library.

Jess Cho

Senior Poetry Editor

Jess (they/them) is a Rhysling Award winning writer of SFFH poetry and short fiction, with work in Fantasy Magazine, khōréō, Fireside Fiction, Apparition Lit., Anathema and other places. They currently reside in New England, where they tolerate the cold in return for views of the ocean. Infrequent blog posts can be found at, with slightly more feelings and opinions on Twitter @wordsbycho

Emily Yu

Assistant Editor and Illustrator

Emily Yu (she/her) is a second-generation Chinese Canadian born to Hong Kong immigrants. She writes and dreams on Moh'kinsstis Treaty 7 territory, also known as Calgary, Alberta. She is a contributing author to a bestselling book anthology titled Landed: Transformative Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women. Her work has been published in Ricepaper magazine, and her short story, The In-Between, was selected for the Humainologie Short Story Festival in 2021. Follow her on Twitter @emilyyu_writes