Accolades

River Teeth and RT Authors in the News

"Writing and Publishing a Memoir: What in the Hell Have I Done?" by Andre Dubus III (Volume 14, Number 1 - Fall 2012) was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 2013.

One essay published in River Teeth 14.1 was listed as notable in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013:

  • "The Shooter" by Eli Sanders

Two essays published in River Teeth 13.2 are reprinted in Best American Essays 2013:

  • "The Book of Knowledge" by Steven Harvey
  • "Triage" by Jon Kerstetter

...and five essays published in River Teeth were listed as notable in Best American Essays 2013:

Newpages.com posted a review of 14.1 by Mary Florio.

Six essays published in River Teeth were listed as notable in Best American Essays 2012:  

Newpages.com posted a review of 13.1 by Cara Bigony.

The winner of the 2010 Book Prize, A Double Life by Lisa Catherine Harper, was #4 on the 2011 Best of the Small Presses List from the National Book Critics Circle.

Jill Noel Kandel's "Burial Cloth Removed," which appeared in Volume 12, Number 1, was reprinted in The Best Spiritual Writing 2012.

Newpages.com posted a review of 12.1 by Sima Rabinowitz.

Mohja Kahf's "The Caul of Inshallah," appearing in Volume 11, Number 1, was selected for reprint in Pushcart Prize XXXV.

Newpages.com posted a review of 11.1 by Sima Rabinowitz.

Four essays from River Teeth were given honorable mentions in The Best American Essay 2009.

Margot Singer's "Afterimage," appearing in Volume 9, Issue 2 was nominated for inclusion in the 34th Edition of the Pushcart Prize.

The folks over at Newpages.com have posted a review of 9.2 by Sima Rabinowitz.

Omar Eby's "A Distraught Woman" and Lee Martin's "Such a Life" were chosen as Notable Essays of 2006 in The Best American Essays, 2007.

Jo Scott-Coe's lyric piece, "In/Out", which appeared in a 2006 issue of Ninth Letter, is currently featured as a literary podcast. A collaboration between the journal and the theater arts department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is building an online archive of literary podcasts for NL, and they’ve selected "In/Out" for the project.

Visit their website throughout the month of October at http://www.ninthletter.com/ After October, the piece will be a permanent part of the archive.

Excerpts from "To Box the Wind" by Tom Montgomery-Fate (published in Issue 9.1 of River Teeth) may be heard online at the following links: "Channeling Thoreau" (NPR), and "Box of Wind" (Chicago Public Radio) - Scroll down to November 9.

The 2007 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize winner, Brandon R. Schrand, had his memoir, The Enders Hotel, selected for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers 2008 summer reading list.

River Teeth has had two pieces chosen for The Best American Essays, 2005. U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser’s essay “Small Rooms in Time,” and Sam Pickering’s “Dog Days” were featured in The Best American Essays, 2005’s editor was New Yorker writer Susan Orlean. Both essays appeared in the spring 2004 issue.

Philip Gerard's piece "More Things in Heaven and Earth" was chosen as a Notable Essay of 2004 in The Best American Essays, 2004.

Brad Younkin's "Speed of Memory" won a Pushcart Prize in 2005. It appeared in the spring 2003 issue of River Teeth.

Steven Harvey's "Laying On of Hands," James A. McLaughlin's "¡No Parsan!--Rage and ORVs," and Rebecca McClanahan's "Signs and Wonders" were chosen from River Teeth as Notable Essays of 2003 in The Best American Essays, 2004.

Both A. Loudermilk's "Clutching Pearls" and Michael W. Raymond's "A Not-So-Tall Tale" were chosen from River Teeth as Notable Essays of 2002 in The Best American Essays, 2002.

Ann M. Bauer's piece "The Oil Man" was selected from River Teeth as a Notable Essay of 2000 in The Best American Essays, 2001.

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