Gnashing Teeth Publishing

| words that get in your teeth

Summer Dreaming by Jack Dempster

Summer Dreaming
why not 
   simply pack
a bag with
          oranges, wallet,
shoes and toothbrush
go to BC and
   dream in
dawn amongst
   mountain lupine
(but the
     door still
needs fixing, the
               path needs


Jack Dempster is a Toronto folk poet, musician and editor. He has a BA in English from Trent University. His work has been published for Metro Toronto’s Poetry Challenge (haiku), and in Wunderlit Magazine, Former People, The Town Crier, Jam and Sand, Of Poets and Frenchmen (chapbook) and Juniper – A Poetry Journal. Jack Dempster produces Cascadian Art.

Sarah White Joins Gnashing Teeth Publishing

We here at Gnashing Teeth Publishing are so excited to announce our newest team member – Sarah White. She joins us as a Social Media Intern. She’ll be working hard

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Pushcart Prize Nominees for 2023

Gnashing Teeth Publishing is proud to submit the following poems for consideration of the Pushcart Prize. Each of these nominees had work published by us in 2023, whether online or

BOOK REVIEW: gossypiin by Ra Malika Imhotep

Roots, ancestors, bending limbs and time. Ra Malika Imhotep’s gossypiin is a harvest of the experiences and discussions of black women. The meaning of the title, like many of her


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