River Teeth Print Journal

Issue 16.1

Fall 2014

Editor’s Notes by Joe Mackall

So how do we live in these uncertainties? How do we hold on to time even as we are rushed downstream through its bends and rapids? One answer is literature, particularly the kind of nonfiction we publish here at River Teeth—writing that strives to tell the truth but understands how that truth is always obscured by the limitations of language and memory.  Continue reading . . .


“West of Cody” Jonathan Starke  ◆  “An Inability to Control Objects Around Me” Britt Leach    “Secrets Elk Keep” Elizabeth Arnold    “Heart Sounds” Lee Martin    “Glacial Gospel” Nancy Lord     “Black Marks” Sydney Lea    “A Meditation on Pain” Ira Sukrungruang    “Bats” Anne Panning    “The Shank” Melissa Matthewson    “Looking Up” Jacqueline Haskins    “Out at Sea” Pamela Schmid. ◆  “A Pilgrimage to Dennis Hopper” by Ron Clinton Smith    “Melt Out: Finding Permanence in the Land of Endings” by Hannah Hindley

Contributors’ Notes . . .

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