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  • Cream City Live

    40th Anniversary Celebration!

    April 15th, 2016 from 7:00-9:00pm in Greene Hall.

    Featuring work by Kimberly Blaeser (Wisconsin Poet Laureate), Susan Firer (former Milwaukee Poet Laureate), and the late Ihab Hassan (read by Liam Callanan). For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

  • Issue 39.2

    Featuring Work by a Range of Writers Impacted by Incarceration

    Including Work by:

    B. Batchelor, Freesia McKee, Stewart Gonzales, Randall Horton, Catherine La Fleur, Jess Smith, Ace Boggess, D.M. Aderibigbe, Jacqueline Balderrama, Ian C. Smith, Jesus Lopez, and many more!

    Available now for $12! 

  • This Year is cream city review's 40th Anniversary!

    40 Years of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Reviews

    Our team is hard at work planning a number of events for our 40th anniversary.

    We’re planning to make it a year worth remembering!



SOLD OUT: Issue 39.1

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Issue 39.1, our Genrequeer issue, is now sold out after our time at AWP.

Thank you to everyone who purchased a copy!

If you didn’t get a chance to buy your own copy, you can still see the issue online at Project Muse, here.



AWP 2016 Offsite Reading

Thank you to our friends at Writ Large Press for helping cream city review, Devil’s Lake, and Meridian put together an amazing offsite reading at Ham & Eggs Tavern!

We were so proud to invite contributors:
Sueyeun Juliette Lee
Matthew Olzmann
Vievee Francis
Tahnee Salkey
Michael Schmeltzer
Aimee Mepham

Special shoutout to Brittany Cavallero of Devil’s Lake and Emily Temple of Meridian.

Looking forward to another great event with this amazing group in D.C., AWP 2017!



ccr at the Voices of the Middle West Book Festival


cream city review will be at the Voices of the Middle West Book Festival taking place on March 12th on the Michigan University campus, presented by Midwestern Gothic. The festival starts at 10am. If you’re in the area, cream city would love to meet and talk with you. We also have issues of cream city review on sale, including our most recent issue which features a folio focused on writing by individuals affected by incarceration in the United States. We hope you can make it.

More information about the book festival can be found here.



creamcity Live! 2015

Check out the photos from cream city Live! featuring Amelia Gray, Randall Horton, and Kyle Miner.