Gnashing Teeth Publishing

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Summoning by Katherine Tomlinson

They that summoned me did not understand my essence.

Most did not believe in me at all.

They thought the ritual was amusing, an entertainment for a dark and rainy afternoon. It had been pouring for days and the earthen sidewalks between the ramshackle houses had turned to rivers that widened as the ground eroded.

It was Ella’s idea to call me from my sleep and of course the boys went along with her. As punishment for disturbing me, I left her for last as I slaughtered her friends, savoring her fear and regret as I returned to my slumber.

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

The Reflection by Nadia Nunez

What an obscurity energy there’s no serenity A smile is what you’ll never see All you’ll hear is “In memory” Not a single ring on the telephone All you see


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