Issue 42.1 Available Now

Issue 42.1 is available now!

Featuring Denise Sweet, Lisa Low, Muriel Leung, Jonathan Cardew, Saara Raapana, and more.

Visit “CCR Online” to sample some of the work, and click on our “Issues” page for details and to purchase.



Issue 41.2 Available Now

Issue 41.2 is available now! Featuring Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Petra Kuppers, Olvard Smith, Patricia Killelea, Margaret Rhee, Oliver de la Paz, and more. You can purchase it here.



Memories from our cream city Live! 41.1 Release Party

Thank you to 41.1 contributors Chiwan Choi, Emily Stinson, and Jenny Xie for coming out to the Hefter Center to read their work and celebrate with us!



Issue 41.1 now available!

Issue 41.1 is now available!

Including work by Walt Whitman Award Winner Jenny Xie, Chiwan Choi, Emily Stinson, Sidney Taiko, Michael Torres, Nausheen Eusuf, Jen Siraganian, and Charlie Bondhus.

Purchase your copy here!



cream city Live! April 20th, 7:00pm


Thursday, April 20th, 7:00-9:00pm
Located at the UWM Hefter Center
3271 N Lake Dr, 
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Check Out the Facebook Event HERE

UW-Milwaukee’s own cream city review is excited announce its cream city LIVE! Release Party for our 41.1 Spring issue!  

We will be featuring readings from:

CHIWAN CHOI is the author of two collections of poetry, The Flood (Tía Chucha Press, 2010) and Abductions (Writ Large Press, 2012). His most recent project is Ghostmaker, a book he wrote, presented, and destroyed in 2015. He newest collection, The Yellow House, was recently published by CCM. Chiwan is also one of the founding partners of Writ Large Press, an indie publisher that uses the book to resist, disrupt, and transgress. 

JENNY XIE is the author of Nowhere to Arrive, winner of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize from Northwestern University Press. Her work appears in, or is forthcoming from, Tin House, The New Republic, Harvard Review, and elsewhere.  

EMILY STINSON received her Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University, where she also served as Editor-in-Chief of Third Coast Magazine. Her work has appeared in storySouth, Southwestern American Literature, and has been a finalist for the Crab Orchard Review Student Writing Award.