River Teeth Print Journal

Issue 10.1 & 10.2

Fall 2008, Spring 2009

Editor’s Notes by Joe Mackall and Daniel W. Lehman

Ten years ago we penned the first editors’ notes to our readers. At this point ten years later, we should be writing at length about our humble beginnings and singing of the heights we’ve reached. Our words should reveal just the right amount of nostalgia, pride, and just a hint of self-congratulation. But there is no time for that; or rather, no space. Continue reading . . .


“Sex and the Gimpy Girl” Nancy Mairs  ◆  “Bakersfield” Tracy Daugherty     “Small Rooms in Time” Ted Kooser     “Dog Days” Sam Pickering    “Valmiki’s Palm” David James Duncan    “Monster Trucks and the White Bellaire” Sophie Beck    “Stones: Turning Points” Barbara Hurd     “On Dusk” Teddy Macker    “Idolatry” Michelle Herman    “A Backward Spring” Lee Martin    “Hairdo” Tom Feeney    “Laying on of Hands” Steven Harvey    “Signs and Wonders” Rebecca McClanahan    “The Etiquette of Being a Breast” Amy Morgenstern    “The Clearwater” Kim Barnes    “Among Women” Jessie Harriman    “The Rage of Men” R. Glendon Brunk    “The Speed of Memory” Brad K. Younkin    “Shine On” Floyd Skloot    “The Best Cake Made Both of Us Sad” Chris Offutt    “Paddling the Middle Fork: A Love Story in Low Water” Jill Christman  ◆  “It’s Me. It’s Him. It’s Them” Diana Joseph    “No” Margaret MacInnis     “The Oil Man” Ann M. Bauer  ◆  “Danger Boys” Steven Church    “At the Drive-In with My Brother” Stephen Gutierrez    “Fried Eggs” Seth Sawyers    “The Last of the Raccoon” Diana Hume George    “Tough” Brent Spencer    “The Exorcist in Love” Tom French    “By Force, Threat, or Deception” Joe Mackall    “Good Guys” Maureen Stanton  ◆  “Ballouville” Deborah Peterson Swift    “The Thirteenth Hour: The Wreck of the Sailboat Morning Dew and a Child’s Voice in the Dark” Philip Gerard    “A New Journalist’s Suggestions for Daily Journalists” Gay Talese    “The Body out There: The Stakes of Jon Krakauer’s Adventure Narratives” Daniel W. Lehman    “When You Weren’t There: How Reporters Recreate Scenes for Narrative” Andrea Lorenz    “The Writer’s Choice” Walt Harrington
Contributors’ Notes . . .

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Issue 25.1

Featuring the writing of Elizabeth Miki Brina, Kit Carlson, Brooke Champagne, Henrietta Goodman, Megan Harlan, Sonya Huber, Laura Johnsrude, Shannon McCarthy, Tierney Oberhammer, Jon Parrish Peede, and Justin St. Germain.

Part of a slice of watermelon. Yum!

Issue 24.2

Featuring the writing of Greg Bottoms, Elizabeth Carls, Jim Daniels, Kathleen Driskell, Michael Down, Renata Golden, Diane Gottlieb, Sydney Lea, Ann Leamon, Leslie Jill Patterson, Julia Purks, Claudia F. Saleeby Savage, Layli Shirani, Jill Talbot, Melissa Akie Wiley.

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Issue 24.1

Featuring the writing of Nicholas Dighiera, Nicole Hamer, Jessica Kulynych, David McGlynn, Lilly U. Nguyen, Craig Reinbold, S. N. Rodriguez, Ellen Rogers, Ana Maria Spagna, Leslie Stonebraker, and Jessie van Eerden.

Tiger Cover for Issue 23.2

Issue 23.2

Featuring the writing of Constance Adler, N.D. Brown, Andre Dubus III, Sophie Ezzell, Suzanne Finney, Steven Harvey, Mary Milstead, Jefferson Slagle, Ira Sukrungruang, Alexandra Teague, and Kathryn Winograd.

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Issue 23.1

Featuring the writing of Desiree Cooper, Michael Garrigan, Tiffany Isaacs, Jessica Johnson, Aaron Landsman, Sarah Layden, Tyler Mills, Marion Peters Denard, and Jan Shoemaker.

Cover of RT 22.2: Flamingos

Issue 22.2

Featuring the writing of Greg Bottoms, James Brown, Marianne Jay Erhardt, Jessica Franken, Jason Goldsmith, Richard Goodman, Nicole Graev Lipson, Shamecca Harris, Rick Rees, Abigail Thomas, and Emily Waples.

RT 22.1 Cover, Salmon Fishing

Issue 22.1

Featuring the writing of Erin Block, Michael Dinkel, J. Malcolm Garcia, Megan Harlan, Susan Jackson Rodgers, Ren Jones, Emma Kaiser, Brenda Miller, Micah Perks, Molly Rideout, Allie Spikes, Jonathan Starke, and Julie Marie Wade.

Cover of RT 21.2, Desert Road

Issue 21.2

Featuring the writing of Tim Bascom, Wendy Bilen, James Ellenberger, Kelly Fordon, Camellia Freeman, Nicole Graev Lipson, Mary Grimm, Kelle Groom, Kevin Honold, Phillip Hurst, Rebecca McClanahan, and Liz Prato.

Cover of RT 21.1, Fire Season

Issue 21.1

Featuring the writing of Noah Davis, Nicholas Dighiera, Molly Gallentine, Susan H. Greenberg, Stephen D. Gutierrez, Sean Ironman, Lawrence Lenhart, Beth Ann Miller, Jan Shoemaker, Laurie Uttich, and Leonard Winograd.

River Teeth 20.2 Cover, Volcano

Issue 20.2

Featuring the writing of Elizabeth Miki Brina, Fleda Brown, Jeff Gundy, Rosanna N. Henderson, EmmaJean Holley, Anne McGrath, E.J. Myers, Sam Pickering, Evan Reibsome, Chris Siteman, J. David Stevens, Jill Talbot, and Rachel Weaver.

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