** Rachael Smart (our fantastic Poetry Editor), Daniel Jeffreys (our Associate Poetry Editor), and Nicholas Olson (our Associate Flash Fiction Editor) are all moooving on to their next big adventures. Please join us in wishing them much success in their future endeavors. They will be missed! **
Susannah Jordan is Editor-in-Chief of Cease, Cows. She 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 flash fiction and poetry have appeared in The Mystic Blue Review, Rathalla Review, Cold Coffee Stand, Daphne Magazine, Twisted Sister, 50-Word Stories, Apocrypha and Abstractions, Tiny Text, and The Story Shack. Her artwork and photography have appeared in Calamus Journal, Cold Creek Review, Figroot Press, Oxford Magazine, The Tishman Review, Gravel, Riggwelter Press, formercactus, Cotton Xenomorph, and Short, Fast, and Deadly. She has work forthcoming in Orson’s Review.
Chuck Augello is Head Editor of Cease, Cows. He 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.
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.”