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.
The River Teeth Conference this weekend brings many writers together in one friendly little town to have a conversation about story. Their words are sure to ignite my spirit and enliven my desire to get the story I need to tell down on paper in its truest and most artistic form....
Podcast interview with Jesse Lichtenstein. Jesse Lichtenstein wrote the story, "Do we really want to live without the post office" for the February issue of Esquire. In the story, Lichtenstein follows mail through the postal process in an effort to understand how it can get from one end of the country to the other for a scant 43 cents....
Congratulations to Andre Dubus III, whose piece, "Writing and Publishing a Memoir," published in River Teeth Volume 14, Number 1, has won a Pushcart Prize and will be reprinted in Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses....more
Two essays first published in River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative Volume 13, Number 2 will be featured in Best American Essays 2013, the long-running series published by Houghton Mifflin Books and edited by Robert Atwan. Steven Harvey's essay, "The Book of Knowledge" and Jon Kerstetter's essay, "Triage" will appear in BAE 2013, scheduled for an October 2013 release....more
Tickets are now available for select events during the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference. A $10 contribution online will grant access to each of the evening events as well as the Scott Russell Sanders seminar. Guests may also contribute $10 at the door....more