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Contest Winners Announced!

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

The folks at CCR are excited and pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 Fiction and Poetry contests, judged by Tom Willaims (fiction) and Rebecca Hazelton (poetry).  Hearty congratulations go to:


Fiction Winner— Lenore Myka for “The View of Birds”

Poetry Winner— Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet for “And Yours Began”, “After Dropping My Son Off At Preschool”, “Dysnomia”, “What I Taught Him”, and “Anchor”

Fiction Runner-up— Serena Lin for “This Girl”

Poetry Runner-up— Corey Van Landingham for “Elegy on Sea Legs”, “Romance Novel After the Car Crash”, “Hermetic”, “Isadora Duncan, My Half-silent, My Begetter”, and “All the Sworn On, Sworn Off Truths”


We’d also like to congratulate the other finalists in our Fiction and Poetry Contest:


Fiction Finalists— Jacob Appel – “The Penultimate Ingredient”; Sarah Elizabeth Schantz – “Fairyland”; Carol K. Howell – “Jews Who Come Back”

Poetry Finalists— Wo Chan, Rita Mae Reese, Michael Schmeltzer, Leslie Shinn, Laurie Posner, Jill Osier, Emilia Phillips, Candice Wuehle

Come get some Wisconsin love at AWP from the folks at CCR!

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Heading to AWP? Come visit cream city review at our table, M17.

We’ll have our most current issue, broadsides, and back issue bundles for sale, not to mention free swag. Glorious free swag!

We’re offering three distinct bundles of back issues, each centered around a particular theme and lovingly collected by your humble editors.

The QUEER bundle contains three issues featuring the work of Richard Blanco, Ursula K. Le Guin, Audre Lorde, D.A. Powell, Antler and many others.

The NATIVE/WRITERS OF COLOR bundle is also three issues, featuring Alison Adelle Hedge Coke, Joy Harjo, Arthur Boozhoo, Frank X. Walker, Tiphanie Yanique and others.

The GREAT LAKES region bundle is three issues and offers work by B.J. Best, James Liddy, Thylias Moss, Tony Trigilio, Kathleen Rooney and more.

But that’s not all! We’re also selling broadsides from the good folks at Woodland Pattern: poems by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Sherwin Bitsui, and Frank X. Walker are all available and awaiting a spot in your luggage.

In addition to these excellent deals, we’re also hosting a twitter contest during the conference. We’re looking for your finest poem, flash, or essays, rendered in 140 characters or less. First place receives a free year subscription to cream city review. All subsequent places receive our admiration and affection. Stop by our table for more details.

See you in Boston!
Your friends at cream city review

Annual Fiction and Poetry Contest Deadlines Extended

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Happy New Years CCR Family!

If your New Years resolution involves submitting to CCR, then we have a surprise for you: we have officially extended the deadlines for our annual poetry and fiction contests. Be bold this year–We know you have it in you!  Best of luck and a big thank you to everyone who has already submitted.

All entries should now be postmarked by January 15th.


Send your submission along with a $15 (per story/3-5 poems) check or money order to:

cream city review
c/o UWM Department of English
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Prize submissions must be typed, double-spaced (poetry may be single-spaced), and include the author’s name and address. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as cream city review is notified in the event the manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

All submissions must be postmarked by January 15, 2013.

Winners will receive a $1,000 prize and featured publication in our Spring/Summer 2013 issue. All contestants will receive a copy of the contest issue.

Please email any questions to info@creamcityreview.org


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