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Maxwell Bauman is Founder, Owner, and Editor-In-Chief of Door Is A Jar Literary Magazine.

Founded in 2015, Door Is A Jar Literary Magazine is a quarterly print and digital publication of poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, drama, artwork, and book reviews. Our publication focuses on writing that is accessible for all readers. We publish well-crafted writing that has cadence, personality, and uses familiar language to take readers on a journey


You can now find Door Is A Jar on the newsstand at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and independent booksellers, and in airports nationwide.

We celebrate the diversity of our readers, artists and writers; no matter one's social class, race, sexual orientation, lifestyle, religion, gender, education or experience, we want to publish your work and we invite you to read our publications. Check out our current and past issues using the link below.

Submissions are open and rolling all year long.

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