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Cream City Review is Milwaukee’s leading literary journal devoted to publishing memorable and energetic pieces that push the boundaries of writing.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    4-8 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    161 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    6.54%*
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PaysNo

Fee$2.5

Find more details in the Genres section

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories

Submission fee: $ 2.5

no longer than 20 double-spaced pages

Nonfiction

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 2.5

no longer than 20 double-spaced pages

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 2.5

Art

Max pieces: 4

Submission fee: $ 2.5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    The author’s name, e-mail address and phone number should appear on the first page of the manuscript.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please number all pages of the manuscript. Literary files should be submitted in PDF or DOC format. Art files should be submitted in JPG, TIFF, or PDF.

  • Author's rights

    Copyright reverts to the author upon publication in our printed journal as well as online on Project MUSE. CCR retains the right to republish in future print or online issues of the magazine, including on CCR’s website.

  • Additional info

    All submissions are considered for our print magazine and/or online feature. If you would not like to be considered for online publication, please state this in your cover letter.

Tracker statistics

67

Total submissions tracked

161 days

Average response time

6.54%

Average acceptance rate

12 days

Fastest response time

367 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 3167 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

7.69%

12-month average acceptance rate

157 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Aug 1, 2024 - Oct 1, 2024

    All genres

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About

Continually seeking to explore the relationship between form and content, Cream City Review features fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, visual art, reviews of contemporary literature and author interviews. Published biannually, Cream City Review is a volunteer-based, non-profit journal which has...

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Founded

1975

Country

US

uwm.edu

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    Editor Camilla Jiyun Nam Lee avatar

    Camilla Jiyun Nam Lee

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Kathryne Angeline Gargano avatar

    Kathryne Angeline Gargano

    Managing Editor