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Why We're Here: River Teeth Nonfiction Conference 2015

Why We're Here: River Teeth Nonfiction Conference 2015 By Sarah Wells   |  May 21, 2015
One week out from the River Teeth conference, conference director Sarah M. Wells reflects on why we gather for writers' conferences.

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.

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.

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 June 27, 2014
Snippets, snapshots, and video from the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference

Why We're Here: Third Annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference

Why We're Here: Third Annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference By Sarah Wells   |  May 22, 2014
For as intimate and vulnerable as the writing process is, the process of sending my work out into the world for possible publication feels like the most distant and impersonal interaction there is between writer and reader. And yet, what is publishing our words except engaging in a broader conversation, contributing one voice to a river of voices?

Book Contest News

Book Contest News April 24, 2014
After a one-year hiatus, the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize Series returns in full force, with a new publisher and a series judge.

28 Days of Beautiful Things

28 Days of Beautiful Things January 15, 2014
In the month of February, River Teeth will feature excerpts from Michelle Webster-Hein's essay, "Beautiful Things," which appeared in River Teeth 15.1.

RTNC 2014 Schedule of Events

RTNC 2014 Schedule of Events January 15, 2014
The River Teeth Nonfiction Conference Schedule of Events 2014 is now available.

The Stealth Memoir: Writing Your Life Between the Lines

The Stealth Memoir: Writing Your Life Between the Lines November 26, 2013
In this presentation from the 2013 River Teeth Nonfiction Conference, Michelle Herman discusses "The Stealth Memoir: Writing Your Life Between the Lines," a conversation about combining your personal narrative with subject matter beyond your immediate life story.

Search and Research: A Discovery Process

Search and Research: A Discovery Process October 31, 2013
In this presentation from the 2013 River Teeth Nonfiction Conference, Hope Edelman and Sonya Huber discuss "Search and Research: A Discovery Process," a conversation about research in essay and in memoir, how each writer approaches research, and techniques for researching.

2014 Conference Speakers Announced

2014 Conference Speakers Announced June 28, 2013
We're delighted to announce our featured speakers for the 2014 River Teeth Nonfiction Conference: Philip Gerard and Brenda Miller!

Why We're Here: 2nd Annual River Teeth Conference

Why We're Here: 2nd Annual River Teeth Conference By   |  May 17, 2013
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.
Keywords: conference, nonfiction

Tributary: New Online Journal for High School Writers

By Joe Mackall   |  May 2, 2012
Tributary is an online journal being launched by the editors of River Teeth: and the English Department at Ashland University for high school creative writers to publish their essays, memoir and other narrative nonfiction.

What I Wish I Didn't Know

What I Wish I Didn't Know By Jason B. Dutton   |  April 25, 2012
I don’t fault other disabled writers for writing about their conditions, and people like Nancy Mairs and Floyd Skloot have ably demonstrated that such writing can educate and engage others. So why is it that there is always a voice in my head that smirks at my essays? “Well sure,” he says. “Of course you were going to write about that.”

Literary Nonfiction Book Prize Deadline Change

April 13, 2012
The editors at River Teeth have moved back our annual book contest deadline to November 1, 2012.

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