fiction/poetry/nonfiction contests: Cream City Review
- cream city review, a non-profit literary magazine devoted to publishing
memorable and energetic fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and comics that
push and undermine the boundaries of stable definitions of literature, announces
its annual contests in Poetry, Fiction and Creative Nonfiction.
Past judges include Gordon Weaver, Susan Firer, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ron Rindo,
Caroline Knox, Allison Joseph, A. Manette Ansay, Josh Bell, Michael Martone, and
Deadline for current year’s contest: December 31.
Fee: $15/story (no longer than 30 pages) or 3-5 poems, payable to cream city
review. The entrant’s fee includes the issue in which prize winners are
Prize: $1,000.00 plus publication.
Address your submission to one of the following:
The A. David Schwartz Fiction Prize
The Beau Boudreaux Poetry Prize
or The David B. Saunders Award for Creative Nonfiction
and send your entry to:
cream city review
Department of English
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Prize submissions must be typed, double-spaced (poetry may be single-spaced),
and include the author’s name and address. There is no need to include an SASE,
as winners will be announced on this site before publication of the Spring
issue. All entrants receive a copy of the issue containing the winners.
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as cream city review is notified
in the event the manuscript is accepted elsewhere. The reading fee, however, is
non-refundable. See creamcityreview.org for details.
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