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Reunion Tour

Reunion Tour By Renee Nicholson   |  March 26, 2018
Thud of drums, The Edge’s guitar lick reverberating in our sternums, and the first flinty sound of Bono’s voice. We never expected...

Mark Beaver

March 21, 2018
Mark Beaver is the author of Suburban Gospel (Hub City, 2016), a memoir about growing up in the 80s Bible Belt. His prose has appeared in Gulf Coast, North American Review, Crazyhorse, Ninth Letter, and many other publications. He is a graduate of...
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Heather M. Surls

March 21, 2018
Heather M. Surls uses creative non-fiction to explore cultures and give voice to the voiceless, stereotyped, and marginalized. Her work has appeared in places like Ruminate, Rock & Sling, and...
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Emily Sinclair

March 21, 2018
Emily Sinclair is an essayist and fiction writer. Her work has appeared in The Colorado Review, The Normal School, The Pinch Journal, Empty Mirror, Third Coast, Crab Creek Review, and elsewhere. Best American Essays has recognized...
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Suzanne Roberts

March 21, 2018
Suzanne Roberts is the author of the award-winning memoir, Almost Somewhere, as well as four collections of poetry. She currently writes and teaches in South Lake Tahoe, California.
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Carol D. Marsh

March 21, 2018
Carol D. Marsh, a 2014 graduate of Goucher College’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction program, won the 41st New Millennium Writings Literary Nonfiction prize with her essay, "Pictures in Leaves." Another essay, "Highest and Best"...
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Anton DiSclafani

March 21, 2018
Anton DiSclafani is the author of two novels, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls and The After Party. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Washington Square Review, This American Life, Narrative, Electric Literature, and American...
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Bonnie Ilza Cisneros

March 21, 2018
Bonnie Ilza Cisneros is from the borderlands of South Texas. Her work has appeared in Chicana/Latina Studies, El Placazo, Front Porch Journal, and El Retorno.
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Alia Volz

March 21, 2018
Alia Volz is a native daughter of San Francisco. You'll find her writing in The Best American Essays 2017, Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California, The New York Times, Tin House, Threepenny Review, Nowhere Magazine, New England Review...
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Wendy Bone

March 21, 2018
Wendy Bone is a Canadian journalist, teacher and unabashed nature lover who has lived in Indonesia for the past ten years. Currently an online MFA Creative Writing candidate at...
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Controlled Burn

Controlled Burn By Traci Brimhall   |  March 19, 2018
Spring is the season for burning on the plains. Ranchers across the tall grass prairies of Eastern Kansas watch the forecast for the stillest days, when wind nests between mountains, before they bring the driptorches to the fields.

River Teeth Nonfiction Conference 2018

River Teeth Nonfiction Conference 2018 March 15, 2018
Our list of 2018 presenters is now available. This year’s conference will be June 1-3, 2018. Keynote presenters are Andre Dubus III and Angela Morales. Early registration discount until April 15.

Pop-Pop

Pop-Pop By Chloe DeFilippis   |  March 12, 2018
If I put my ear to the hardwood, will I hear the shuffle of his steps? The velcro shoes? I never saw him with his socks off. I imagine his toes like his fingers: thin with long thick yellowing nails. "To grab things with," he told me...

The Heart He Hearts Aching Inside Him

The Heart He Hearts Aching Inside Him By Elizabeth Dark   |  March 7, 2018
A hybrid of poetry and prose, Lemon’s Feverland reads nothing like a chronological narrative. Rather, it’s a fully choreographed set of movements that, in their abrupt turns, mimic the abrupt moments, episodes, and periods of Lemon’s life.

Passenger

Passenger By Tamara Lang   |  March 5, 2018
I nest, my sleeping bag encircling me as I sit, skin-hot down sheltering this present happiness as if it were a round, warm egg. Clouds have erased the peaks beyond the harbor, and I feel the boat that formed my bed tugging at its lines...

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