• Author Interviews

    Interview with Author and Guest Judge: Heather Jane Johnson

    This interview appears in the May 2021 Issue of The Open Doors Review. To view the magazine, click here. To listen to the podcast, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or click the link below to listen on Podbean. https://opendoorsreview.podbean.com/e/6-heather-johnson-author-of-1500/ Introduction Heather…

  • January 2021 Issue,  Poetry

    Over the Sea Wall

    Featured in the January 2021 Issue of The Open Doors Review. View Magazine Here. Poetry by Cynthia Boorujy I bought my daughter a scarf to wrap round her head She wanted blood red like mine Not the sweet pastels we…

  • Essay,  January 2021 Issue

    Italianizzata

    Featured in the January 2021 Issue of The Open Doors Review and included in the Series: letters from Lockdown. View Magazine Here. By Rachel Zitin *Part One of this essay “American… but…” is available at opendoorsreview.com/blog. There’s a distinct irony that…

  • January 2021 Issue,  Visual Art

    Suspended in Midair

    Featured in the January 2021 Issue of The Open Doors Review. View Magazine Here. By Sezgi Uygur Medium: Acrylic paint, watercolor, ink on aluminium sheet metal  Author Bio: Sezgi Uygur is from Istanbul. After an Erasmus exchange in Urbino, Italy and…

  • January 2021 Issue,  Visual Art

    Young Eagles

    Featured in the January 2021 Issue of The Open Doors Review. View Magazine Here. By Justin T Walsh Medium: Digital Photograph. Amsterdam, September 19, 2020. 16in x 20in Author Bio: Justin T Walsh is an image-based studio artist whose primary investigation…

  • From the Editor

    Open Doors Manifesto

    In popular culture, Italy is frequently seen as two things: a soap opera Mafiosi video game or a picture postcard tourist dreamland of the Dolce Vita.  Let’s add more stories to this picture. Let’s look under the surface. Let’s highlight the…