Gateway submission guidelines and market information




Gateway Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Email submissions to Lauren Mitchell, director of publications at

Phone: (314)746-4588

Submitting Your Work to Gateway 

Before submitting to Gateway 

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or confirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Gateway by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Gateway or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Gateway guidelines:

Gateway features articles on historical and contemporary cultural, social, and political issues in St. Louis and Missouri.

The Gateway editorial team is actively seeking articles on topics within the areas of western expansion, preservation and architecture, folk culture, music and theater traditions, and civil rights and African American history. Essays on individual Missourians and the history of communities, organizations, and movements in St. Louis are also welcome.


Full-length essays run between 3,500 and 5,000 words. You may submit either a query letter with writing samples or a partial or complete manuscript for consideration.

Submission Guidelines Details for Gateway 

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Lauren Mitchell, director of publications (

Accepts: Book Excerpts, Essays, Historical, Interviews, Literary, Photo Features, Profiles

Web Address:

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Updated December 11, 2020