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SOLD OUT: Issue 39.1


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

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.




Our Fall/Winter Issue (39.2) is still available with poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art by 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!



creamcity Live! 2015

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