Founded in 2015, The Gateway Review: a Journal of Magical Realism began as an independent biannual print literary journal featuring the best contemporary magical realism, surrealism, and new fabulism written by new and emerging, along with established and seasoned, writers.

Starting in the summer of 2020, The Gateway Review will transition to a print annual (with periodic online features) that will publish in December of each year.

About the Editor

Joe Baumann is the author of Ivory Children: Flash Fictions (Redbird Chapbooks 2013).  His fiction and essays have appeared in numerous journals, including The Lindenwood Review, Hawai’i Review, Willow Review, Sheepshead Review, and many others.  He has been a finalist for both the New Letters Andrew Cappon Prize for Fiction and the River Styx Microfiction Award.  He teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at St. Charles Community College in St. Charles, Missouri.

Editorial Staff

The head editor is assisted by students enrolled in ENG 202: Creative Writing II at St. Charles Community College, who screen, read, and discuss all submissions when determining which works will be accepted for publication.


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