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: 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