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River Teeth Essays on Best American Essays Notables List

River Teeth Essays on Best American Essays Notables List September 20, 2017
Congratulations to the authors of the five River Teeth essays listed on this year's Best American Essays "Notables" list: Rebecca McClanahan, Sonya Huber, Jerald Walker, David Lazar, and Heather Gemmen Wilson.

Gretel Ehrlich to Judge 2017 Book Contest

Gretel Ehrlich to Judge 2017 Book Contest June 21, 2017
Acclaimed nonfiction writer Gretel Ehrlich will judge our 2017 book contest. Submissions open July 1 and close October 15.

River Teeth 2014 Book Contest Winner Receives 2017 PEN Literary Award

River Teeth 2014 Book Contest Winner Receives 2017 PEN Literary Award March 30, 2017
In 2014, Angela Morales and her essay collection The Girls in My Town was selected by bestselling author and final judge Cheryl Strayed for the River Teeth Nonfiction Book Award. The collection published by University New Mexico Press in 2016, has now received the 2017 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for Art of the Essay as well. This prestigious award was presented at a live awards ceremony on March 27, 2017.

Announcing the Winner of the 2016 River Teeth Book Contest

Announcing the Winner of the 2016 River Teeth Book Contest February 1, 2017
Congratulations to Sarah Viren, the winner of this year's River Teeth book contest. Her collection of linked essays entitled "Mine" was picked by our final judge Andre Dubus III.
Keywords: book contest, winner

Pushcart Nominations for 2016

Pushcart Nominations for 2016 December 2, 2016
River Teeth is pleased to announce this year's Pushcart nominations!

Four River Teeth Essays on this Year's BAE Notables List

Four River Teeth Essays on this Year's BAE Notables List September 14, 2016
Four River Teeth essays were listed on this year's Best American Essays list of Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction for 2015.

2016 Nonfiction Book Contest Accepting Manuscripts

2016 Nonfiction Book Contest Accepting Manuscripts August 24, 2016
River Teeth is pleased to announce that Andre Dubus III will serve as final judge once more for the 2016 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize. Series co-editors, Dan Lehman and Joe Mackall, will continue to screen all manuscripts. Deadline is October 31, 2016.

Beautiful Things Wins a Pushcart

Beautiful Things Wins a Pushcart May 5, 2016
Congratulations to Kate Levin! Her Beautiful Things column "Resting Place" has been selected for this year's Pushcart Prize.

2016 River Teeth Nonfiction Conference Features Dinty W. Moore and Elena Passarello

2016 River Teeth Nonfiction Conference Features Dinty W. Moore and Elena Passarello May 3, 2016
This year's River Teeth Nonfiction Conference will be June 3-5, 2016. Get ready for a weekend packed full of outstanding speakers, topics, conversation, and readings.

"Beautiful Things" post receives a Pushcart Nomination!

March 4, 2016
The Pushcart Prize Board of Contributing Editors has nominated a piece of flash nonfiction from the River Teeth weekly "Beautiful Things" column. Congratulations to author Kate Levin for this recognition!

Book Prize Winner is Rosemary McGuire

Book Prize Winner is Rosemary McGuire February 9, 2016
The winner of this year's Nonfiction Book Prize is Rosemary McGuire. Her memoir entitled "Out West: A Season on Water" is a coming of age tale set in the Alaskan fishing industry.

Best American Essays Notables 2015

Best American Essays Notables 2015 September 22, 2015
Congratulations to this year's BAE Notables, originally published in River Teeth!

Conference Speakers' Essays Appear in Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies

Conference Speakers' Essays Appear in Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies September 1, 2015
Steven Harvey, Ana Maria Spagna, and Sarah M. Wells's essays related to their presentations at the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference are included in the current issue of Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies.

River Teeth Nonfiction Book Prize Open for Submissions

River Teeth Nonfiction Book Prize Open for Submissions July 2, 2015
River Teeth is pleased to announce that Andre Dubus III will serve as the final judge for the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize. Submissions will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

River Teeth Conference Presentations Available Online

River Teeth Conference Presentations Available Online June 5, 2015
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.

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

April 13, 2015
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.
Keywords: anthology, award, kim todd

River Teeth at AWP 2015

March 18, 2015
River Teeth's editors are on two panels at this year's AWP conference. We look forward to running into you in Minneapolis!

2014 Book Contest Winner is Angela Morales

2014 Book Contest Winner is Angela Morales March 5, 2015
River Teeth is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Nonfiction Book Prize is Angela Morales. Her collection of essays entitled The Girls in My Town was selected by contest series final judge Cheryl Strayed.

Pushcart Nominations

March 4, 2015
The Board of Contributing Editors for The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses (40th Edition) has nominated two essays from River Teeth issues.

Scholarship Deadline Extended to March 15

March 3, 2015
River Teeth is offering four scholarships to students currently enrolled in writing programs (graduate or undergraduate). Recipients of the scholarships will attend the May 29-31 River Teeth nonfiction conference, free of registration fees.

Book Contest Update

February 7, 2015
Many people have contacted our office about the progress of this year's literary nonfiction book contest. Expect an announcement around the end of February or early March.

Ira Sukrungruang's RT 16.1 essay, "A Meditation on Pain" featured on Longreads.com

Ira Sukrungruang's RT 16.1 essay, January 14, 2015
Longreads Member Pick on January 13, 2015.

#RTNC2015 Holiday Book List

December 18, 2014
Looking for last-minute gift ideas? How about some books by #RTNC2015 presenters, or a gift certificate to the conference?

2014 Pushcart Nominations

December 12, 2014
River Teeth editors are pleased to announce this year's Pushcart nominations.
Keywords: pushcart, river teeth

4th Annual Nonfiction Conference Will Feature Cheryl Strayed and Jerald Walker

4th Annual Nonfiction Conference Will Feature Cheryl Strayed and Jerald Walker October 16, 2014
The 4th annual River Teeth nonfiction conference will be May 29-31, 2015 on the Ashland University campus. Join us for readings, seminars, and manuscript consultations. Speakers and guests include perennial favorites as well as new faces to River Teeth.

River Teeth Featured This Fall

River Teeth Featured This Fall September 30, 2014
Look for articles featuring River Teeth in the November issue of The Writer and in The Review Review online Tips.

Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014 Notable

September 16, 2014
Congratulations to Katie Fallon, whose essay "Rebirth" is listed as a notable essay in this year's Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014.

Best American Essays Notables 2014

Best American Essays Notables 2014 September 4, 2014
The Notable Essays list from The Best American Essays 2014 includes River Teeth's fall contributors Bettye Kearse and Dan Lehman and essays from Senior Editor Steven Harvey, Managing Editor Sarah Wells, and Beautiful Things column Co-Editor Michelle Webster-Hein

Falling featured on Longreads.com

August 28, 2014
Debie Thomas's fine essay, "Falling," from our fall 2013 issue of River Teeth, was featured as a longreads.com member pick August 14, 2014.

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

Steven Harvey--The Humble Essayist--Joins RT Staff July 4, 2014
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.

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