Category: Authors

Joe Baumann

Joe Baumann’s fiction and essays have appeared in Passages North, Third Coast, Electric Literature, and many other journals. His debut short story collection, Sing With Me at the Edge of Paradise, was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Iron Horse/Texas Tech University Press First Book Award. He possesses a PhD in English from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and lives outside St. Louis, Missouri. He can be reached at joebaumann.wordpress.com.

A.K. Adler

A.K. Adler lives in a Buddhist community in the middle of nowhere. They walk in the woods every day, and would probably be happy never to go into a city again (as long as they have access to WiFi, of course). They are the author of The Order of the White Raven series. Dreamwalker is their first Young Adult novel.

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TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter

TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter is a Queer Black writer and editor, born in Modesto, California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and education, and a master’s degree in creative writing with a focus on comics and screenwriting from San Francisco State University. His work has been featured in Ramblr Magazine, Tayo Magazine’s special issue: SOFT, Transfer Magazine, BAD EGG Magazine, Borderless Magazine, The Ana Magazine, and Stellium Magazine. He is a recipient of the Leo Litwalk Literature Award and a Browning Society Award. He is a Fiction Editor for The Ana Literary Magazine and the author of the Young Adult novel The Marked Ones: Uprising.

Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly is an avid gamer, wannabe model, and occasional podcaster. He has been writing novels since he was five years old, but most of them are not exactly publishable. After receiving a BFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University, he’s tried his best to actually make it worth the money he spent on it. Originally from Cincinnati, he currently lives in Atlanta with his husband, Matt.

Benjamin Roesch

Benjamin Roesch has an MFA from Lesley University and is a writer, musician, podcaster, and award-winning essayist. For twelve glorious, exhausting years, he was a high school English teacher, and is now a full-time writer based in Burlington, VT, where he lives with his family. Oh, and his name is pronounced “Rush,” like the band from Canada.

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E.J. Graham

E.J. is an avid gamer, reader and comic book movie fan, who belongs to more fandoms than can be counted. When they’re not geeking out over the newest Marvel movie they can be found writing one of their many stories, in the case of Fairy War one that has been planned since university.

Maxwell Bauman

Maxwell Bauman is Editor-In-Chief of Door Is A Jar Literary Magazine. He is a contributor for Chicken Soup for the Soul. His short story collection, The Anarchist Kosher Cookbook (2017) and novella The Mummy of Canaan (2019) were published by CLASH Books. He has two novellas forthcoming at the end 2021; House of Blood and Teeth from Nictitating Books, and The Giant Robots of Babel from Aggadah Try It, an imprint of Madness Heart Press.

When not writing, Maxwell makes LEGO art, some of which has been exhibited at the Blue Door Art Center in Yonkers, NY, and published in the Association for Jewish Studies: Perspectives; The Protest Issue (June 2021).

You can find out more about Maxwell's writing and art on his website maxwellbauman.com and follow him on Twitter @maxwellbauman