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The Neighbors by Gabby Gilliam

Sharon tried to warn Tom about the neighbors. Their hairless heads gleaming like errant moons. The dark hollows of their eyes thrust at her like a honed blade. The stares that lingered long enough to burn. She should have left the night Tom came home with a smooth scalp. She should have fled this morning while Tom was at work instead of barricading herself inside the house. But now she counts her shuddering breaths in the darkness. The crowd an angry nest of bees beneath her bedroom window. Tom casts the first stone.

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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