Gnashing Teeth Publishing

| words that get in your teeth

paddling in shallow water

our latest anthology is taking shape. we have responded to all submissions. so now we are eyeballs deep in editing.

this is a much smaller anthology than our first. only 34 poets were selected for “Love Notes You’ll Never Read” and we are again humbled by the quality of the writing we received. with a smaller project came the realization we had to let many pieces go back into the world for publication elsewhere. thank you so much to everyone who took the time and considered us to share your work.

on a different note: rewind two weeks. our website migration was delayed. technical difficulties afflict us all, even in this golden age of user-friendly apps and programs. if we blip off and on, don’t worry. just unplug us and plug us back in.

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