Susannah Jordan (Editor-in-Chief) earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Queens University of Charlotte, where she served as Nonfiction Editorial Assistant for Qu, the school’s literary magazine. Her writing has appeared in 101 Fiction, Ink In Thirds, 50-Word Stories, The Story Shack, Apocrypha and Abstractions, Rathalla Review, Cold Coffee Stand, Daphne Magazine, Twisted Sister lit mag, and elsewhere. Her visual art has appeared in Cotton Xenomorph, The Green Light, Orson’s Review, The Cerurove, formercactus, Riggwelter Press, Figroot Press, Oxford Magazine, The Tishman Review, and Gravel, among others.
Chuck Augello (Contributing Editor) lives in New Jersey with his wife, dog, two cats, and several cows that refuse to cease. His work has appeared in One Story, Juked, Hobart, Smokelong Quarterly, and other fine places. He publishes The Daily Vonnegut and contributes interviews to The Review Review. He’s currently at work on a novel.
Carman C. Curton (Fiction Reader) is now a vegetarian, but once worked on a farm on which she bottle fed a beautiful calf named Cutlet. She has been published in Snakeskin Poetry Magazine and was a finalist in the Fiction War Fall 2018 contest. Carman consumes caffeine while writing a series of microstories called QuickFics, which she leaves in random places for people to find. You can follow her on Twitter @CarmanCCurton.
Sarah Daniels (Fiction Reader) is an ex-archaeologist writing stories from her home in rural Lincolnshire, UK. Her work has been nominated for Best British And Irish Flash Fiction and Best Small Fictions. When she’s not working on her novel she can be found wrangling three small children. Represented by Felicity Blunt at Curtis Brown. Follow her on twitter @MakesNotes or see what she’s up to on her blog.
Allison Manley (Fiction Reader) was born in Georgia, raised in northern Illinois, and now lives in Chicago. She studied writing and religion at Northwestern University. Her book reviews have been featured in Kane County Magazine, McHenry County Magazine, and Third Coast Review. She likes opera, beer, body horror, and dogs. Consume her bitter tweets @hgmanley.
Lauren Mead (Fiction Reader) is a secondary school English teacher who has been writing short stories, poems, and novels since she was thirteen. In her spare time, she writes book reviews for her blog, Murmurs in the Margins. Prior to becoming a teacher, she earned her Master of Arts in Literature from Brock University. She is a recent graduate of The Humber School for Writers. Previously, she has been a columnist for The Cannon as well as the fiction editor for Carousel magazine. She is a past recipient of The Milton Acorn Award and she has been published in The Danforth Review, Soliloquies, Forest for the Trees and The Artifice.
Chelsea Stickle (Fiction Reader) writes flash fiction which has appeared or is forthcoming in Jellyfish Review, Five on the Fifth, formercactus, Hypnopomp, and Occulum. She lives in Annapolis, MD with her black rabbit George. Find her on Twitter @Chelsea_Stickle.
H. L. Nelson is Founding Editor of Cease, Cows. Her publications include Nightmare, The Big Click, and others. Her story “A Creature Comes Home” was chosen by Kevin Brockmeier for The Masters Review Volume IV anthology. The dark fiction anthology she co-edited, Choose Wisely: 35 Women Up to No Good (Upper Rubber Boot Books), is available now. It includes stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Diane Cook, Cat Rambo, Aimee Bender, Rachel Swirsky, and other badass women. H. L. lives in Dallas (and detests country music and football) with her musician husband, two amazing boys, and a corgi-mix pup named Scruffy “Super Sword.”