Packingtown Review was founded in 2007 at the University of Illinois at Chicago by Ph.D. students in the English department. The first two issues feature poetry, prose, drama, literary scholarship, and cultural commentary by new and established authors not only from the United States, but also from Germany, Romania, Greece, Egypt, France, Holland. The first issue came out in March 2009, and the second in March 2010. To order back issues at $10 per copy, e-mail us at email@example.com.
PTR will launch in the fall of 2012 as an independent online/print publication.