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Posted by : cj on Monday, August 16, 2010 - 05:18 PM
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Recently the Chicago Cultural Center's Publisher's Gallery asked for a copy of each issue of Poetry Cram so that they can display them. I wasn't sure if I had copies of all the Crams since I had given them away free at various literary gatherings. After searching through boxes I not only found copies to give to the Gallery, but a few additional copies that I did not realize I still had. I am offering these last remaining back issues of Poetry Cram for $10 each as a means to raise some funds for and for the upcoming Cram 11.


There are 7 remaining copies of Cram Volume 1.

Cram Volume 1 features poetry by Buddha309, Donna Pecore, Dan Cleary, Jo Stewart, Larry O. Dean, Robin Goldberg, Lorraine Harrell, Rod Reinhart, Glenn Ferdman, Linda Bendorf, Paul Stewart and Jason Sturner.

Cram Volume 1 was released at the Harold Washington Library on Saturday, April 26, 2008, during the National Poetry Month Poetry Fest.

Click here to order a copy of Cram Volume 1


There are 3 remaining copies of Cram Volume 2.

Cram Volume 2 features poetry by Kristin LaTour, Andrea Uptmor, Bianca Cappetta, Bonnie Pignatiello Leer, Dan Cleary, Daniel Weinberg, Donna Pecore, Frances Buckley, Gerard Sarnat, Glenn Ferdman, Jill Eisnaugle, Julie Tate, Lina Chern, Marilyn Kraus, Marilyn Peretti, Martin Willow, Thomas Foote, and Sandy Goldsmith.

Cram Volume 2 was released on Sunday, June 8, 2008, at the Printers Row Book Fair.

Click here to order a copy of Cram Volume 2.


There is only one remaining copy of Cram 3 available.

Cram Volume 3 features poetry by Dred Sista Ren, Daniel Weinberg, Bonnie Pignatiello Leer, Marilyn Peretti, René Ostberg, Tara Keogh, Jessica Lane, Charlotte Hart, Jenna Augustine, Lillian Jordan, Donna Eder, Tom Roby, Andrew Rafalski, Chris Reid, Rod Reinhart, Donna Pecore, Glenn Ferdman and Thomas Foote.

Cram Volume 3 was released on Friday, August 22, 2008, at the Printers Ball sponsored by Poetry Magazine, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Click here to order the last remaining copy of Cram 3.


There are 3 copies of Cram 4 available.

Cram Volume 4 features poetry by Laurie Slicer, David Breeden, Jose Bono Rovirosa, Sean Spellman, Marilyn Peretti, Donna Pecore, Edward D Ward, Chuck Joy, Wilda Morris, Glenn Ferdman, Thomas Foote, Davy Corbett, Steve Mayfield, Laurie Blum, Anna Husain, Jennifer Dotson, Shontay Luna, Julie Tate, Sharon Ankrum, Bonnie Leer, Daniel S. Weinberg, Zachary Kluckman, P.S. Cottier, Wendy Brown-Baez, Cynthia Stell, Robert Klein Engler, Peter Rodenby, rachel levy, Chance Corbeil, Linda Kaban, Jeffrey Allen, Angelique Williams, and Rabi’ Akbik.

Cram 4 was released in February, 2009, at the AWP Conference in Chicago.

Click here to order a copy of Cram Volume 4.


There are 8 copies of Cram 5 available.

Cram Volume 5 features poetry by Rabi Akbik, Amy Srodon, veronica precious bohanan, Stella Radulescu, Bianca Teresa Cappetta, Jo Stewart, Peter Rodenby, Jim Lambert, Tim Kucharski, Rodney Reinhart, Sara Gove, Laurie Blum, Shirlee Sky Hoffman, Shannon Byers, Sheila A Donovan, Donna Pecore, Bonnie Pignatiello Leer, Paul Stewart, Wilda Morris, Lillian Jordan, Anna Husain, Joseph Spence, Sr, Cynthia Stell, Matthew Polk, Timothy A Schuler, PJ Destin, Michelle Brinckerhoff, and Alexei Lalagos.

Cram 8 was released on Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Chicago Poetry Explosion at Peter Jones Gallery as well as at the 2009 Poetry Fest at Harold Washington Library.

Click Here to order a copy of Cram Volume 5.


There are four copies of Cram Volume 6 available.

Cram Volume 6 features poetry by Amber Groomes, Angie Tomcik, Chris Reid, Colleen D. Storiz, Cynthia Gallaher, Cynthia Pfeiffer, David Breeden, Dizzy Costales, Don Ward, Donna Pecore, Dred Sista Ren, George McKim, Homer Smith, Jennifer Dotson, Judith Wiker, Julie M. Tate, Laurie Blum, Lillian Jordan, Marilyn Peretti, Marissa Brawn, Michael H. Brownstein, Michael Landau, N. Barry Carver, Peter Rodenby, Sheila Donovan, Shontay Luna, Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Vito De Meo, Shermin Izadpanah-Kruse and Wilda Morris.

Cram 6 was released on Friday, July 31, 2009 at the Printers Ball at Columbia College.

Click here to order a copy of Cram Volume 6


Sorry. There are no copies of Cram Volume 7 available.

Cram Volume 7 features poetry by Donna Pecore, Joseph S. Spence, Sr., Robert Klein Engler, Susan T. Moss, Anna Husain, Cynthia Pfeiffer, Sheila A Donovan, Mary Langer Thompson, Michael Landau, Marissa Brawn, CJ Laity, Diane Anjoue, Doree McNulty, Edith Willis, Laurie Blum, Peter Rodenby, Norm Nanstiel, Tania Ahlin, Laurie Slicer, and Clarke Canedy.

Cram 7 was released at an event in December 2009, and at another one in January, 2010, both at Cafe Ballou in Chicago.


There are 3 copies of Cram Volume 8 available.

Cram Volume 8 features poetry by Infamous, Charlotte Digregorio, Christine Cassello, Cynthia Pfeiffer, Divya Rajan, Ellen Savage, Jenny Santellano, Jim Graham, Laurie Blum, Liz Paveza, Louise Mathewson, Marianne Schaefer, Marilyn Peretti, Mary Langer Thompson, Michael Ethan Landau, Norman Nanstiel, Patrick Kijek, Paul Buchheit, Rae Timothy, Robin Goldberg, Sharon Bentley, Sheila A. Donovan, Shontay Luna, Wilda Morris, Donna Pecore, Clare McCloskey, Marita DeMarinis, Bonnie Pignatiello Leer, Chris Reid, Doree L McNulty, Kim Berez, and Jayson Nessi.

Cram 8 was released on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at the Harold Washington Library, during the annual National Poetry Month Festival.

Click here to order a copy of Cram Volume 8.


Sorry, there are no copies of Cram 9 available.

Cram Volume 9 features work by Ann Perbohner, Anne Wesley, Brendan Thomas, Carol L. Gloor, Cheyenne Demus, Chris Mack, Chris Reid, CJ Laity, Cynthia Pfeiffer, Donna Kiser, Donna Pecore, Jenny Santellano, Judith Mk Tepfer, Laurie Blum, Laurie Slicer, Linda Leedy Schneider, Liz Paveza, Lorraine Brown, Lorraine Harrell, Marcia J. Pradzinski, Margaret Dubay Mikus, Marianne Schaefer, Marita Demarinis, Mary Chapman, Mary Langer Thompson, Michael Ethan Landau, Norm Nanstiel, Renée Szostek, Sharon Bentley, Sheila A. Donovan , Stella V. Radulescu, Susan Beall Summers, Susanne Donoghue, Terri M. O’hara, Valisa Benson, Zann Carter, Jailene Hernandez, Alfa Rodriguez, Salud Martinez and Allison Lizcano.

Cram 9 was released on July 30, 2010, at the Printers Ball at Columbia College, and on August 14, 2010, at the release reading at Cafe Ballou.

I only have a few Cram 10s left. If you want to order one by mail use this link.




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