River Teeth is a biannual journal combining the best of creative nonfiction, including narrative reportage, essays and memoir, with critical essays that examine the emerging genre and that explore the impact of nonfiction narrative on the lives of its writers, subjects, and readers.

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"Beautiful Things" post receives a Pushcart Nomination!

The Pushcart Prize Board of Contributing Editors has nominated a piece of flash nonfiction from the River Teeth weekly "Beautiful Things" column. Congratulations to author Kate Levin for this recognition!...more

Book Prize Winner is Rosemary McGuire

The winner of this year's Nonfiction Book Prize is Rosemary McGuire. Her memoir entitled "Out West: A Season on Water" is a coming of age tale set in the Alaskan fishing industry....more

Best American Essays Notables 2015

Congratulations to this year's BAE Notables, originally published in River Teeth!...more

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The Museum of Broken Relationships

The Museum of Broken Relationships

By Jonathan Starke

April 25, 2016

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Faith, Fear, and Fractals

Faith, Fear, and Fractals

I want to hook you by claiming that William Bradley's book of essays, Fractals, is about his near fatal battle with Hodgkin's Disease in his early twenties. And it is... But the book is also much more......

Scott Russell Sanders to Visit Ashland

Scott Russell Sanders to Visit Ashland

Scott Russell Sanders is coming to Ashland, Ohio on April 13 as part of the Ashland University English Department's Spring Reading Series....

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