SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Door is a Jar Magazine is looking for well-crafted poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama and artwork for our print and digital publication. Please read over these submission guidelines carefully and look at our current and archived issues before submitting your work.

 

Our publication steers away from academic writing and publishes short, conversational works that use familiar language. Each new issue features artists and writers and works that are accessible for all readers.

Poetry

Submit up to 3-5 poems.

Each poem should not exceed one page in length.

 

Fiction

Submit up to 2 pieces of fiction.

Each individual piece should not exceed 1,000 words.

 

Nonfiction

Submit up to 2 pieces of nonfiction.

Each individual piece should not exceed 1,000 words. 

 

Drama

Following the Standard American Format, (http://citytheatrecompany.org/wp-content/uploads/Style-Guide.pdf) submit up to 2 short plays.

Each play should not exceed five pages in length.

 

Art

Submit up to 3-5 photos, drawings, paintings or digital artwork attached as one PDF or JPEG file.

We only accept new, unpublished work. If you have posted something to your website or social media, this counts as being published.

Contributors can submit to multiple categories; however, only submit once to each category until you have received our decision about your piece.

You will receive an acceptance or rejection letter from our editorial staff within 6 months from the day of submission. 

We accept simultaneous submissions; however, please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. If accepted, please withdraw the piece from other publications.

We reserve first initial publishing rights and then all rights revert back to the author. We do not pay contributors at this time.

Please note that submissions that exceed word counts or maximum amount of material will be disqualified from consideration

Submissions are only accepted through Submittable.

© 2018 DOOR IS A JAR, LLC. MATERIALS PUBLISHED HERE MAY NOT BE REPRINTED OR USED, IN WHOLE OR PART, WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER.

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