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winter zine

Winter by Veronica Lissandrini

this special release zine is limited to 50 copies. each cover is hand painted by Gnashing Teeth Publishing Editor-in-Chief and hand numbered.  they are also hand-sewn and assembled. only available through our website. when they are gone, they are gone.

learn all about our contributing authors and artists below

Field and Tree by Jameson Currier

watercolor and white out on 6 x 10 inch cardboard scrap

Chatham Center, NY

Alex Grey’s poetry and short stories have been featured in a range of publications worldwide. Her sweet life revolves around narrowboating, greyhounds, singing and chocolate. Alex’s best friend says of her writing ‘For someone so lovely, you’re very twisted!


Originally from Saskatchewan, Allan Lake has lived in Vancouver, Cape Breton I., Ibiza, Tasmania & Melbourne. Poetry Collection: Sand in the Sole (Xlibris, 2014). Lake won Lost Tower Publications (UK) Comp 2017 & Melbourne Spoken Word Poetry Fest 2018 & publication in New Philosopher 2020. Chapbook (Ginninderra Press 2020) My Photos of Sicily.

Anniken is a Norwegian born writer and translator living in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Her short stories and poems have been published in Litro, Far Off Places, Unsettling Wonder and Firth, among others. She likes ghost stories and strong coffee.

Carl Scharwath, has appeared globally with 170+ journals selecting his poetry, short stories, interviews, essays, plays or art. Three poetry books Journey To Become Forgotten (Kind of a Hurricane Press) Abandoned (Scars Tv) and Lake County Poets Anthology have been published. 

Henry Stanton’s fiction, poetry and paintings have appeared recently in Alien Buddha Press, Analog Submission Press, Black Petal Press, Cathexis Northwest Press, Chicago Record, Death of The Workers Press, Down in The Dirt, High Shelf Press, Holy & Intoxicated Press, Kestrel, North of Oxford, Outlaw Poetry, Paper & Ink Zine, The Paragon Press, PCC Inscape, Ramingo!, Rust Belt Press, Rusty Truck, Salt & Syntax, Under The Bleachers, The Write Launch and Yellow Mama, among other publications.  His book of poems “The Man Who Turned Stuff Off” was published by Holy & Intoxicated Press in 2019 and his book of poems and drawings “Pain Rubble” was published by Holy & Intoxicated Press in 2020.  “Moonbird” a book of poems is scheduled to be published by Cathexis Northwest Press in late 2020.


His poetry was selected for the A3 Review Poetry Prize  and was shortlisted for the Eyewear 9th Fortnight Prize for Poetry.  His fiction received an Honorable Mention acceptance for the Salt & Syntax Fiction Contest and was selected as a finalist for the Pen 2 Paper Annual Writing Contest.


A selection of Henry Stanton’s paintings can be viewed at the following website  A selection of Henry Stanton’s published fiction and poetry can be located for reading in the library at  All shows have been temporarily suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Henry Stanton is Publisher of Uncollected Press and the Founding & Managing Editor of The Raw Art Review –

Iris Orpi is a Filpina writer living in Chicago. She is the author of the novel The Espresso Effect, four poetry collections, and three films, including the award-winning Sons and Brothers. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2018.

Jaime Speed lives in Saskatchewan, Canada. She has been published in The Rat’s Ass Review, Dear Loneliness Project, Hobo Camp Review, Anti-Heroin Chic, and OyeDrum Magazine, with work forthcoming in Psaltery & Lyre and Rise Up Rabid Souls!.

Jameson Currier is the author of seven novels, five collections of short fiction, and a memoir. He is the founder and publisher of Chelsea Station Editions, an independent press devoted to gay literature. He currently spends most of his time at a farmless farmhouse in upstate New York.

Janna writes to keep ahead of her daydreams and has published a few in places like F(r)iction and Meow Meow Pow Pow. Otherwise, she is a librarian, mother, and minor trickster. Generally, if the toaster blows up, it is not her fault. 

Jonathan Yungkans is a Los Angeles-based writer and photographer with an MFA from California State University, Long Beach. His work has appeared in San Pedro Poetry Review, Synkroniciti, West Texas Literary Review and other publications. His second poetry chapbook, Beneath a Glazed Shimmer, won the 2019 Clockwise Chapbook Prize and is upcoming from Tebor Bach Publishing.

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Juan Manuel Pérez, a Mexican-American poet of indigenous descent and a Poet Laureate for Corpus Christi, Texas (2019-2020), is the author of many fine poetry books including SCREW THE WALL! AND OTHER BROWN PEOPLE POEMS (2020).

Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier is an artist, writer and photographer. Most recently she’s been a cover artist for Arachne Press, Pretty Owl Poetry, Wild Musette, Existere Journal, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Gigantic Sequins, Ottawa Arts Journal and more. When she’s not walking her two huskies, she’s also designing with Art of Where. Karen now uses some of her artwork on non-medical face masks. See to find out more.

Born in Yorkshire, made in Italy. Once a chef, now a writer, Karl lives in Florence with his fiancée and is seeking literary representation for his debut novel. Other publications can be found on his website:

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KEN CARLSON is a humorist who has published humorous essays online for Defenestration, Conceit Magazine, and Variety Pack, and is the author of GET OUT OF MY WAY! THE ANNOYED COMMUTER’S HANDBOOK. Recently, short stories of his have appeared for 365 Tomorrows, Flora Fiction, and Literary Heist. He has covered the Arts for several news sites and his editorial work for The Comedians Magazine was featured in the A.V. Club section of The Onion. Follow him online @KenCarlsonsaid.

Kit Rohrbach lives in southeastern Minnesota – where winter accounts for three of the four seasons.

Lauren Scharhag is the author of fourteen books, including Requiem for a Robot Dog (Cajun Mutt Press) and Languages, First and Last (Cyberwit Press). Her work has appeared in over 150 literary venues around the world. Recent honors include the Seamus Burns Creative Writing Prize, multiple Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominations, and acceptance into the 2021 Antarctic Poetry Exhibition. She lives in Kansas City, MO. To learn more about her work, visit:

Lennart Lundh is a poet, short-fictionist, historian, and photographer. His work has appeared internationally since 1965. 

Linda M. Crate is a Pennsylvanian writer whose works have appeared in numerous journals both online and in print. She is the author of seven published poetry chapbooks, two poetry microchaps, and three full-length poetry collections.

 Lucas Zulu is a South African writer, poet and editor. His works is scattered around the world you can goggle some of his pieces on the internet or write to him at

Maeve McKenna lives in Sligo, Ireland. Her writing has been placed in several international poetry competitions and published in Mslexia, The Haibun Journal, The Cormorant, Galway Review, 100 Words Of Solitude, Culture Matters A Working Class Anthology of Prose and widely online.

Melody Wang currently resides in sunny Southern California with her dear husband and hopes to someday live in the Pacific Northwest (or somewhere with equally gloomy weather). She dabbles in piano composition and enjoys hiking, baking, and playing with her dogs.    

Michele Mekel wears many hats: writer, editor, educator, bioethicist, poetess, creatrix, cat herder, witch, and woman. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including being featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. She is co-principal investigator of Viral Imaginations: COVID-19 (

Monty Vern is a writer and illustrator, born out of the brain of a work-in-progress human that’s just recently discovered his creative muse. Monty’s human grew up in Vermont, USA and currently resides in Shanghai, China.
Rachael Ikins is a 2016/18 Pushcart, 2013/18 CNY Book Award, 2018 Independent Book Award winner, & 2019 Vinnie Ream & Faulkner poetry finalist.  She is author/illustrator of 9 books in multiple genres from fantasy to memoir, to a nonbinary poetry collection. Born in the Fingerlakes she lives by a river with her dogs, cats, salt water fish, a garden that feeds her through winter. Dragons fly by.
Find her Instagram
@nestl493 on Twitter
At Rachael Ikins Books and Poetry on FaceBook and Ask the Girl Arts.

Poet, writer, journalist.

Was born in 1981 in Bucharest. She studied at the Philosophy and Journalism College and worked as an editor, copywriter, content writer, and journalist for various publications. She writes children’s literature, poetry but also satirical humorous prose. 

She has published poetry, prose, and articles in national and international literary magazines.
Dead people don’t want water, poetry at the Lumen Publishing House.
Shadows of Light, a poetic manifesto, poetry Lumen Publishing House
 “Fantastic Land of Endless Stories”, children’s literature, UP Publishing House

Roy Duffield is a working-class writer. He was honored to win the chance to perform at Barcelona’s last Beat Poetry Festival. His writing appears in Into the Void, Anti-Heroin Chic, Jalada Africa, Akitsu, Heliosparrow, Failed Haikuand…Instagram: @drinking_travelleroy 

Scott Ferry helps our Veterans heal as a RN in the Seattle area. His latest book, Mr. Rogers kills fruit flies, is available from Main St. Rag.

Susan Darlington’s poetry regularly explores the female experience through nature-based symbolism and stories of transformation. It has appeared in Fragmented Voices, Dreams Walking, and Anti-Heroin Chic among others. Her debut collection, ‘Under The Devil’s Moon’, is available via Penniless Press.

My name is Veronica, I’m an illustrator and web editor based in Florence, Italy. I create digital portraits, always featuring a touch of magical realism. My work combines realistic drawing techniques with graphic elements and bold colours to create unexpected scenes

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