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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

Reviewed: Looking for Esperanza

Reviewed: Looking for Esperanza By Sonya Huber   |  October 1, 2012
If James Agee’s life experience had overlapped more with the lives of his sharecropper subjects in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, he might have been able to produce a book like Adriana Páramo’s new work, Looking for Esperanza.

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.

Editor's Notes, Volume 14 Number 1

Editor's Notes, Volume 14 Number 1 By Dan Lehman   |  August 28, 2012
It’s been an exciting stretch at River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative--highlighted by our inaugural national conference. For three days in May, writers gathered in Ohio from across the United States for readings, workshops, manuscript evaluations, and late-night skull sessions about the best of nonfiction writing and why facts matter.
Keywords: 14-1

Kathleen Blackburn

August 23, 2012
Kathleen Blackburn grew up in West Texas. She is currently completing her Creative Writing MFA at The Ohio State University.
Keywords: 14-1

Richard Gilbert

August 23, 2012
Richard Gilbert is writing a memoir of farming in Appalachian Ohio, from which "Wild Ducks" is adapted. He teaches essay writing and journalism at Otterbein University. His blog, NARRATIVE, explores issues in creative nonfiction.
Keywords: 14-1

Karen Salyer McElmurray

August 23, 2012
Karen Salyer McElmurray’s Surrendered Child: A Birth Mother’s Journey, was an AWP Award Winner for Creative Nonfiction.
Keywords: 14-1

Eli Sanders

August 23, 2012
Eli Sanders is the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing and is an associate editor at The Stranger in Seattle.
Keywords: 14-1

Joshua Wolf Shenk

August 23, 2012
Joshua Wolf Shenk's work includes Lincoln's Melancholy and essays for Harper's, The Atlantic, Slate, and The New York Times.
Keywords: 14-1

Leslie Stainton

August 23, 2012
Leslie Stainton is the author of Lorca: A Dream of Life (Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999) and the forthcoming Ghost House: Reflections on an American Theater.
Keywords: 14-1

Laurie Rachkus Uttich

August 23, 2012
Laurie Rachkus Uttich teaches creative writing at the University of Central Florida.
Keywords: 14-1

Robert Vivian

August 23, 2012
Robert Vivian is the author of two essay collections, Cold Snap As Yearning and The Least Cricket Of Evening, a trilogy of novels entitled The Tall Grass Trilogy, and a new novel, Water And Abandon.
Keywords: 14-1, 2-1, 6-1

Volume 14 Number 1

Volume 14 Number 1 August 16, 2012
featuring work by Jerald Walker, Joshua Shenk, Karen McElmurray, Andre Dubus III, Laurie Rachkus Uttich, Eli Sanders, Richard Gilbert, Leslie Stainton, Robert Atwan, C.D. Mitchell, Lee Martin, Kathleen Blackburn, and Robert Vivian
Keywords: 14-1

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.

Duotrope now tracking CNF litmags

April 25, 2012
Duotrope, a free service that allows writers to track submissions, is now tracking nonfiction in addition to its earlier poetry and fiction tracking services.
Keywords: journal, submissions

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.”

Tickets to Select Conference Events Now Available

April 17, 2012
Tickets are now available for select events during the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference.
Keywords: conference

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.

Additional Pushcart Nominees

March 6, 2012
2012 Nominations from the Pushcart Board of Contributing Editors
Keywords: pushcart

Annual Conference: 8,000 Writers Expected

Annual Conference: 8,000 Writers Expected By Rebecca McClanahan   |  February 26, 2012
With the 2012 AWP Conference happening in just a few days, here is Rebecca McClanahan's "Annual Conference: 8,000 Writers Expected" from River Teeth 13.2.

One Year After "A Double Life"

One Year After By Lisa Catherine Harper   |  February 1, 2012
It has been one year since the debut of the 2010 River Teeth book prize winner, A Double Life: Discovering Motherhood by Lisa Catherine Harper. We asked Harper to share a little about her experiences winning the prize.
Keywords: book prize news  |   1 comments

Ralph Salisbury Wins 2012 RT Book Prize

Ralph Salisbury Wins 2012 RT Book Prize February 1, 2012
Congratulations to Ralph Salisbury, winner of the 2012 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize, for his manuscript, So Far, So Good.
Keywords: book prize news  |   1 comments

Steven Harvey

January 23, 2012
Steven Harvey is the author of three collections of essays including A Geometry of Lilies, Lost in Translation, and Bound for Shady Grove.
Keywords: 10, 13-1, 13-2, 4-2, 8-1

Volume 13 Number 2

Volume 13 Number 2 January 23, 2012
Featuring work by Steven Harvey, Thomas Larson, Sarah M. Wells, Jon Kerstetter, Sydney Lea, Leila Philip, Dan Roche, Sara Loewen, Rebecca McClanahan, Michael R. Shea, and MaryKatherine Ramsey
Keywords: 13-2

Jon Kerstetter

January 23, 2012
Jon Kerstetter has completed three combat tours of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army as a combat physician and flight surgeon.
Keywords: 13-2

Sarah M. Wells

January 23, 2012
Sarah M. Wells is the author of the chapbook of poems, Acquiesce, winner of the Starting Gate Award from Finishing Line Press.
Keywords: 13-2

Sara Loewen

January 23, 2012
Sara Loewen’s essay collection is forthcoming from the University of Alaska Press in 2013.
Keywords: 13-2

MaryKatherine Ramsey

January 23, 2012
MaryKatherine Ramsey is a graduate of the M.F.A. program in Creative Writing at The Ohio State University.
Keywords: 13-2

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