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 Apocrypha and AbstractionsThe Story Shack, 50-Word Stories, Twisted Sister, and Eskimo PieHer artwork and photography have appeared in Short, Fast, and Deadly, GravelThe Tishman ReviewOxford Magazine, and Figroot Press.

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.  

Rachael Smart is Poetry Editor of Cease, Cows and a writer from Nottingham with a thing about words. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in LITRO, Ink Sweat and Tears, Literary Orphans, and other places. She is currently studying for an MA in Creative Writing at The University of Nottingham.

Daniel Jeffreys is Associate Poetry Editor of Cease, Cows. He is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing program at the University of East Anglia with a particular interest in the weird tale. His reviews have appeared in The Tablet and The TLS. His comic fiction, short stories, and poetry have appeared in EsquireThe London MagazineAMBITLITRO, and The Lampeter Review. Daniel works as an editor at The Literary Consultancy and is also an undercover librarian who blogs.

Nicholas Olson is Associate Editor of Cease, Cows. He earned his BA at Columbia College Chicago, and lives in North Carolina, where he’s writing a novel and wrangling a cat. His work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart, Literary Orphans, decomP, Corium, Thrice Fiction, Eunoia Review, Apocrypha and Abstractions, Oblong, Foliate Oak, Every Day Fiction, The Open End, Flash Fiction Magazine, and right here at Cease, Cows. Read more at

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.”

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