Cream City Review

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Kate Braverman, Charles Bukowski, Robert Olen Butler, Maxine Chernoff, Amy Clampitt, Billy Collins, Oliver de la Paz, Tess Gallagher, Diane Glancy, Joy Harjo, Bob Hicok, Allison Joseph, Caroline Knox, Ted Kooser, Audre Lorde, J.D. McClatchy, Simon Ortiz, Linda Pastan, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Adrienne Rich, Alberto Ríos, Catie Rosemurgy, Denise Sweet, James Tate, Mark Turcotte, Gordon Weaver, Aimee Bender, Ben Percy, and Jonathan Lethem,
Reading Periods: 
Jan 1 to Apr 1
Aug 1 to Nov 1
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
$12 single current issue, $7 single back issue
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Editorial Focus

Cream City Review is Milwaukee’s leading literary journal devoted to publishing memorable and energetic pieces that push the boundaries of writing.  Continually seeking to explore the relationship between form and content, Cream City Review features fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, visual art, reviews of contemporary literature and author interviews. Published biannually, Cream City Review is a volunteer-based, non-profit journal which has attracted readers and submissions from around the world.

Tips From the Editor

Do: submit online. Submissions are only accepted via our online submission management system. Submissions via mail or email will be discarded without response. Do not: capitalize the name of our journal!

Contact Information

Department of English
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
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Last updated: Mar 03, 2023