Conor Robin Madigan is the author of CUT UP, and several short stories. He attended Earlham College, where he earned a BA in Post Colonial English and wrote for the school newspaper; he attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he earned an MFA in Writing. "How It's Silent When You're Gone", his first publication, appeared in CutThroat Journal, 2008. In 2011, The Republic of Letters published Cut Up, his fourth and shortest novel. He is not affiliated with any institution.

His work is currently in Fortnightly Review, Charles River Journal, The Republic of Letters, Ekleksographia, Elimae, Storyglossia, Smokelong Quarterly, CutThroat Journal, New York Tyrant, Moon City Review, Ginosko, No Colony, Lit Up, Wigleaf, and most recently in HORLA, a journal of intelligent horror.