Gnashing Teeth Publishing

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Best of the Net Nominees 2021

we are so excited to announce our nominees for Best of the Net 2021. we submitted 6 poems and 3 pieces of artwork for the 2021 season. The Best of the Net is an awards-based anthology designed to grant a platform to a diverse and growing collection of writers and publishers who are building an online literary landscape. The poem, story, essay, or artwork must have been first published or appeared on the web between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

join us in congratulating the following poets and artists who appeared online.

Poetry

“The Big, Queer City” by PW Covington

“Emily’s Corset” by Stephanie Saywell

“Agnostic” by Nadine Klassen

“The Bones My Mother Left Me” by Erica Perry

“Ode to the Color Grey” by Lindsay Cortright

“Lent” by Regina Jamison

Artwork

“Cowlight Cinema” by James Diaz

“Homecoming” by James Diaz

“America’s Sweetheart” by Karen Cline-Tardiff

 

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