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.
Congratulations to Sarah Viren, the winner of this year's River Teeth book contest. Her collection of linked essays entitled "Mine" was picked by our final judge Andre Dubus III....more
Four River Teeth essays were listed on this year's Best American Essays list of Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction for 2015. ...more
By Jolene McIlwain
February 20, 2017
Flesh and Stones: Field Notes from a Finite World by Jan Shoemaker...
Body Memory is comprised of five, intimately connected essays. All of the essays, together, weave a story, simultaneously sad and expectant, of a man bereft. ...