Cream City Review

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Kate Braverman, Diane Glancy, Joy Harjo, Robin Gow, Terrance Hayes, Mary Oliver, Craig Santos Perez, Audre Lorde, Carmen Giménez Smith, Allison Joseph, Caroline Knox, Simon Ortiz, Linda Pastan, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Brigit Pegeen Kelly, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ted Kooser, William Matthews, Tess Gallagher, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Oliver de la Paz, Adrian C. Louis, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Aimee Bender, Daniel Borzutsky, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Maxine Chernoff, Alberto Ríos, 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
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Cream City Review is Milwaukee’s leading literary journal devoted to pushing the boundaries of writing. Each issue features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art. Published biannually, Cream City Review is a volunteer-based, nonprofit journal which has attracted readers and submissions from around the world. They also host the digital imprint Cheshire, for work that lives off the printed page.

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: Jan 26, 2024