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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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Pushcart Nominations for 2016

River Teeth is pleased to announce this year's Pushcart nominations! ...more

Four River Teeth Essays on this Year's BAE Notables List

Four River Teeth essays were listed on this year's Best American Essays list of Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction for 2015. ...more

2016 Nonfiction Book Contest Accepting Manuscripts

River Teeth is pleased to announce that Andre Dubus III will serve as final judge once more for the 2016 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize. Series co-editors, Dan Lehman and Joe Mackall, will continue to screen all manuscripts. Deadline is October 31, 2016. ...more

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November 28, 2016

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Growing Up With Doomsday

Growing Up With Doomsday

Memoir, in the hands of its best practitioners, enables readers to enter a world quite different from their own--and find common ground. No writer does this better than Jerald Walker, author of The World in Flames, A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult. ...

True Grits

True Grits

Harry Crews begins his classic memoir A Childhood: The Biography of a Place by conjuring in intimate detail someone he doesn't remember......

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