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Brenda Cárdenas’ Poems Published in Edited Collection

Two of Brenda Cárdenas’ poems, “The Red Fox Who Toys with the Dead” and “Ghost Species,” appear in the newly released City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness (University of Chicago Press).

William Keith Presents to Kettering Foundation

William Keith was invited to present to the Kettering Foundation in Dayton, OH, as the featured speaker on this history of public forums in the 20th century US. He also led a discussion on the future of the forum and… Read More

Ali Sperling Accepted in “Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives”

Congratulations to Ali Sperling, whose article “Freak Temporality: Female Adolescence in the Novels of Carson McCullers” was recently accepted to a special issue of the journal Girlhood Studies: Disability and Transnational Perspectives.  

Brenda Cárdenas Holds Reading at Ripon College

Brenda Cárdenas will serve as a Visiting Poet at Ripon College on November 18-19. Her visit will include a 7:30 p.m.reading on November 18 at the college’s Lane Library. The event is free and open to the public.  

S. Scott Graham Publishes “The Politics of Pain Medicine”

Congratulations to S. Scott Graham on the publication of The Politics of Pain Medicine: A Rhetorical-Ontological Inquiry (2015, University of Chicago Press), which chronicles three years of ethnographic research and nearly ten years archival research into interdisciplinary pain medicine and related… Read More

Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival

The Southeast Wisconsin Book Festival takes place Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7 at UW-Waukesha (1500 N. University Drive). Celebrate literacy and the arts at this community event featuring some of our very own talented authors! English professors Kimberly Blaeser,… Read More

cream city LIVE!

FREE for all! We are celebrating cream city review’s 40th all year long! Join us for a reading that will include previous and future cream city review contributors and award winning writers.

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:

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 Congratulations, Megan! Read Megan’s essay at: