Avery Edenfield Accepted in Journal of Technical Writing and Communication

Congratulations to Avery Edenfield, whose article “Power and Communication in Worker Cooperatives: An Overview” was accepted by the Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. Read more about Avery’s research in working cooperatives here: https://uwm.edu/english/graduate/graduate-stories/cooperative-businesses-face-unique-rhetorical-challenges/

A Rhetorical Question: How Can Tourism Lead to Violence?

Shevaun Watson is featured in October’s L&S In Focus for her research in the rhetoric of southern heritage tourism. The article explores her research in relation to the Charleston church shooting that took place earlier this year.

Megan Walker Published on HelloGiggles

Megan Walker, senior in Creative Writing, recently published her personal essay “What it’s really like to be a triplet” on hellogiggles.com. Congratulations, Megan! Read Megan’s essay at: http://hellogiggles.com/what-its-like-to-be-a-triplet/  

Rick Horowitz Leads Webinar for Opinion Writers

Congratulations to Rick Horowitz, who led a webinar for opinion writers on October 1st at the Poynter Institute’s News U., in St. Petersburg, FL. Horowitz, a long-time syndicated columnist (and a regular commentator for Milwaukee Public TV’s InterCHANGE) offered tools… Read More

Poetry in the Park

Please join us for an outdoor, relaxing, autumn poetry reading featuring Native American poets: Kimberly Blaeser (UWM Professor of English and current Wisconsin Poet Laureate), Franklin K.R. Cline (UWM Creative Writing PhD student and instructor), and b: william bearhart (MFA… Read More

Appearance by Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser

This event features Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser’s “Picto-Poems,” intersecting layers of text and image inspired by Native American pictographs. Blaeser will read the poems, visually present the art images, and discuss the examples of this new creative project. Saturday, October 24,… Read More

Adam Johnson Literary Reading

The author of the Pulitzer Prize winning “The Orphan Master’s Son”, Adam Johnson, will be reading from and signing copies of his new book “Fortune Smiles,” a major story collection for fans of Junot Díaz, George Saunders, and of course Adam… Read More

“From Bombay Brothel Owner to Yiddish Star: The Remarkable Life of Fanny Epstein.”

Fanny Epstein lived life like a series of adventures from a Jewish version of the Arabian Nights. Exotic, charismatic, and resolutely independent, she fascinated contemporaries and baffled chroniclers who struggled to separate fact from legend. In her short life, she… Read More

Life After cream city: A Professionalization Panel

This academic year, cream city review turns 40 years old! As part of a series of celebratory events, we are welcoming back several former editors to share their post-UWM experiences. Please join us for a discussion that will include their… Read More

Katie Morrissey Published in “Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets, and Readers”

Congratulations to Katie Morrissey, MCDS PhD student, whose essay “Steamy, Spicy, Sensual: Tracing the Cycles of Erotic Romance” was published in Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets, and Readers. Women and Erotic Fiction: Critical Essays on Genres, Markets,… Read More