River Teeth Print Journal

Issue 23.1

Fall 2021

Editor’s Notes by Jill Christman

Most of seeing is mustering the willingness to look, and even then, there’s so much that resists our gaze. Grief, for example, or trauma; memories that cause us shame or make us feel regret; rage, identity, anything and everything that puts us at risk to lose something we depend upon—a concept of ourselves, a well-practiced narrative of the past, a social position, a dream for the future, a feeling of safety, or most terrifying of all, a person we love. Continue reading . . .

Contents

“Snow Hymns” Michael Garrigan    “Liver Lady and Anything Man” Aaron Landsman  ◆  “Security” Bret Lott    “Side B” Sarah Layden    “The Polaroid Baby and the Shape of Time” Jessica Johnson    “A Clean Burn” Tiffany Isaacs    “Boom: A Story of Erasure, Accident, and Exposure in the New Mexico Desert” Tyler Mills    “Another True Story” Marion Peters Denard    “Crime Spree” Desiree Cooper    “Nest” Jan Shoemaker
Contributors’ Notes . . . 

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