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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.

River Teeth Essay Selected for Reprint in Best American Essays Two Years in a Row

River Teeth Essay Selected for Reprint in Best American Essays Two Years in a Row May 13, 2014
Congratulations to Chris Offutt, whose essay "Someone Else" from River Teeth Volume 15, Number 1 will be reprinted in The Best American Essays 2014.

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.

RTNC Conference $50 Discount Extended

April 9, 2014
Writers who missed the early registration discount deadline can still take advantage of the $50 discount by registering before April 15.

Young Widower by John W. Evans Now Available

Young Widower by John W. Evans Now Available March 13, 2014
Now available from the University of Nebraska Press: Young Widower by John W. Evans, winner of the 2013 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize

Beautiful Things to Continue as a Weekly Column

Beautiful Things to Continue as a Weekly Column February 24, 2014
Glimpses, glimmers, meditations, moments, reflections, refractions, interrupted shadows, river shimmers, darkened mirrors, keyholes, kaleidoscopes, earring hoops, slabs of cracked granite, cracks where the light gets in. Beautiful things.

Pushcart Contributing Editors Nominate Two River Teeth Essays

February 24, 2014
The Board of Contributing Editors for The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses (39th Edition) has nominated two essays from River Teeth issues.

AWP 15th Anniversary Reading

AWP 15th Anniversary Reading February 17, 2014
Join us at noon on Friday, February 28 for the 15th Anniversary River Teeth reading, featuring Steven Harvey, Jill Noel Kandel, Jon Kerstetter, and Sarah M. Wells.

15th Anniversary Party at AWP Seattle

15th Anniversary Party at AWP Seattle January 24, 2014
River Teeth is celebrating its 15th anniversary at the Purple Cafe and Wine Bar during the AWP Conference.

RT Conference Announces Student Scholarships

January 15, 2014
The third annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference is pleased to announce that it is offering four merit-based scholarships for students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs.

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.

River Teeth Pushcart Nominations

November 26, 2013
River Teeth editors are pleased to announce this year's Pushcart nominations.
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Robert Atwan, on River Teeth

Robert Atwan, on River Teeth October 8, 2013
Although the general reading public may not be familiar with the journal, it is well known to nonfiction writers for its exacting standards and wide-ranging topics. River Teeth also sponsors a premier annual nonfiction writing conference.

Best American Essays

September 24, 2013
Seven essays published in spring and fall 2012 are recognized in the Best American Essays 2013.

15th Anniversary Reading at AWP

15th Anniversary Reading at AWP August 22, 2013
River Teeth is delighted to host a reading celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the journal at the AWP Conference in Seattle this spring.
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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!

Andre Dubus III "Writing and Publishing a Memoir" Wins a Pushcart

Andre Dubus III May 2, 2013
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.

Harvey, Kerstetter Essays Chosen for Reprint in Best American Essays 2013

Harvey, Kerstetter Essays Chosen for Reprint in Best American Essays 2013 By Dan Lehman   |  April 18, 2013
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.

Tickets for River Teeth Conference Available

April 15, 2013
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.
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Mark Masse Presented with Award for Journalism

January 24, 2013
Mark Mass√© (www.markmasse.com) was presented with the American Psychoanalytic Association's (APsaA) 2012 Award for Excellence in Journalism. The award noted his ‚Äúcommitment to covering mental health issues with integrity and sensitivity.‚ÄĚ

John W. Evans Wins River Teeth Book Prize

John W. Evans Wins River Teeth Book Prize December 17, 2012
Congratulations to John W. Evans, winner of the 2013 River Teeth Nonfiction Book Prize.

Submission System Closed During Holidays

December 13, 2012
In order to give our screeners a break, River Teeth will not accept submissions during Ashland University's winter break, which begins December 20.

Two Acclaimed Literary Journalists Added to Conference Presenters

Two Acclaimed Literary Journalists Added to Conference Presenters November 12, 2012
The River Teeth Nonfiction Conference rounded out its list of writers presenting in May at Ashland University with the addition of literary journalists Earl Swift and Brian Mockenhaupt.

Pushcart Prize Nominations 2012

October 31, 2012
River Teeth editors announce their nominations for the Pushcart Prize
Keywords: pushcart

River Teeth Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2012

River Teeth Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2012 October 22, 2012
Six essays published in River Teeth are listed as notable in Best American Essays 2012

Literary Nonfiction Book Prize 2012

September 17, 2012
River Teeth's editors and editorial board conduct a yearly national contest to identify the best book-length manuscript of literary nonfiction. The winner will be announced in February of the prize year. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Nebraska Press. All entrants will receive a one-year subscription to River Teeth with their submission fee. The 2013 Contest Deadline is November 1, 2012.

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