Thank you for your interest in contributing to Cream City Review. We are devoted to publishing memorable and energetic fiction, nonfiction, poetry, hybrid texts, and artwork which represent a broad range of creators with diverse, unique backgrounds. General submissions are accepted from August 1 to November 1 and from January 1 to April 1. Submissions are considered for issues one year in advance. Contributors are given a one-year subscription to ccr beginning with the issue in which their work appears. 


Please only upload one submission per genre (up to five pieces per submission for poetry). Multiple submissions in a single genre will be ignored.


We are currently closed for general submissions and will reopen on August 1st. In the meantime, we will be open for our inaugural Summer Prizes in Poetry and Fiction starting June 1st to August 1st. Please visit our website for complete guidelines.

Ends on August 1, 2019$15.00
$15.00

2019 CCR Summer Prizes in Poetry and Fiction – 2019

Submissions for the contest will be open from June 1st to August 1st, 11:59 PM.

All submissions in June will be $15 to submit one entry. You may submit multiple times if there is a payment for each entry. The winner will receive $1,000, publication, and an online feature on our website. The runner-up will receive $300, publication, and an online feature on our website as well.

The editors at CCR will read each submission, and 7-10 finalists will be forwarded to the judges for final decision.

*Current students, faculty, and staff of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin System are not eligible to enter the contest. If you have been affiliated with the university in the past, please wait three years after the affiliation to submit to the CCR Summer Prizes.

** Please read the following guidelines before submitting.

Fiction Contest Guidelines (Final Judge Ramona Ausubel):

  • Please send us one short story of up to 9,000 words in a single document (.doc, .docx, & .pdf are acceptable)
  • Please do not include your name anywhere in the submission
  • You may include a brief, 3rd person bio in the appropriate box in Submittable
  • Each entrant will receive a one-year subscription to CCR, beginning with the issue featuring the contest winners

For more information please consult our website: https://uwm.edu/creamcityreview/contests/

Ends on August 1, 2019$15.00
$15.00

2019 CCR Summer Prizes in Poetry and Fiction – 2019
Submissions for the contest will be open from June 1st to August 1st, 11:59 PM.
All submissions in June will be $15 to submit one entry. You may submit multiple times if there is a payment for each entry. The winner will receive $1,000, publication, and an online feature on our website. The runner-up will receive $300, publication, and an online feature on our website as well.
The editors at CCR will read each submission, and 7-10 finalists will be forwarded to the judges for final decision.
*Current students, faculty, and staff of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin System are not eligible to enter the contest. If you have been affiliated with the university in the past, please wait three years after the affiliation to submit to the CCR Summer Prizes.
** Please read the following guidelines before submitting.
Poetry Contest Guidelines:
 

  • You may send up to four poems in a single document. (.doc, .docx, & .pdf are acceptable)
  • Please do not include your name anywhere in the submission
  • You may include a brief, 3rd person bio in the appropriate box in Submittable
  • Each entrant will receive a one-year subscription to CCR, beginning with the issue featuring the contest winners

 For more information please consult our website: https://uwm.edu/creamcityreview/contests/

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