- Greg Santos, editor in chief
- Zoe Shaw, managing editor
- Erin Lindsay, blog editor and communications manager
- Kasia van Schaik, fiction
- Marcela Huerta, poetry
- Nicola Danby, translation
- Jenny Ferguson, creative nonfiction
- Francine Yulo, comics
- Ruby Thélot, photography
- Avleen K Mokha, guest blog editor (2020)
- Poonam Dhir, 2021 Fresh Pages mentee (CNF)
Past editor, co-founder
- Maria Schamis Turner
Many thanks to our former editors, Klara du Plessis, Laurence Miall, Gregory McCormick, and Ben Spencer; previous managing editors, Vanessa Muri, Erin O’Connell, Leila Marshy, Alexandra Paisan, Angela Murphy, Chalsley Taylor, and Tess Liem; photography editors, Rohan Quinby and Chalsley Taylor; translation editor, Rhonda Mullins; fiction editors, Bronwyn Averett, Laurence Miall, Joni Dufour, Neale McDevitt, and Fawn Parker; nonfiction editors, Gregory McCormick, and Maria Schamis Turner; poetry editor, Patrick McDonagh; publicist, Eli Tareq Lynch; art director, Chalsley Taylor; and graphic fiction editors, Matthew Forsythe and Salgood Sam, for their hard work on previous editions of carte blanche.
Editorial intern, Fall 2011, Lyra Hilliard
Founding members of the site are: Sandy Wolofsky, Jennifer Zakutney, Barbara Rudnicka, Claire Helman, Mary Lynn Deachman, Elise Moser, Rhonda Mullins, and Maria Schamis Turner.