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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River Teeth Conference Presentations Available Online

Around 80 nonfiction writers gathered at the Ashland University campus in Ashland, Ohio, May 29-31 for the 4th annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference, featuring Cheryl Strayed and Jerald Walker....more

River Teeth essay chosen for The Best American Science and Nature Writing anthology

Kim Todd's essay "Curious," which appeared in River Teeth issue 15.2, has been chosen for the next edition of The Best American Science and Nature Writing. ...more

River Teeth at AWP 2015

River Teeth's editors are on two panels at this year's AWP conference. We look forward to running into you in Minneapolis!...more

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