Gnashing Teeth Publishing

| words that get in your teeth

MY America 2022

Gnashing Teeth Publishing is now accepting submissions for our “MY America 2022” special online feature. We are seeking poetry from marginalized voices about where they find themselves in America today.

Submissions which do not meet the guidelines will be rejected without comment. Submit through email to

There is no fee or pay for submissions. Poems will be posted throughout the day on July 3rd and 4th on our website and social media.

Submissions close July 3, 2022. 

  • Submit ONE previously unpublished work. This does not include social media or personal blog
  • Attach as a .doc or .docx (no PDFs please) or paste in the body of the email
  • Include your name, email address, name of poem, and a brief bio (less than 100 words)
  • There is no special formatting guideline
  • No cover letters, please. Let the work speak for itself

Gnashing Teeth Publishing retains first publication rights. All rights revert to author upon publication. 

statement of inclusion

We are committed to including underrepresented voices. We encourage anyone to submit regardless of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship status, ability, or national origin. 


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