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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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The Inner World of Caregiving

The Inner World of Caregiving

If caregiving was a compass and sainthood was at zero degrees north, The Fifth Season would orient us due south. ...

Going Long, It's Tense, Research, Getting Connected, Reflection, Naming and more from #RTNC2014

Going Long, It's Tense, Research, Getting Connected, Reflection, Naming and more from #RTNC2014

Snippets, snapshots, and video from the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference...

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Steven Harvey--The Humble Essayist--Joins RT Staff

River Teeth is pleased to welcome Steven Harvey as the most recent addition to our editorial staff as Senior Editor. Today, Steve has launched his new website, The Humble Essayist, devoted to the essay and the reflective memoir....more

River Teeth Essay Selected for Reprint in Best American Essays Two Years in a Row

Congratulations to Chris Offutt, whose essay "Someone Else" from River Teeth Volume 15, Number 1 will be reprinted in The Best American Essays 2014....more

Book Contest News

After a one-year hiatus, the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize Series returns in full force, with a new publisher and a series judge. ...more

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