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Advertise with NewPages

NewPages offers classified advertising for calls for submissions, writing contests, writing conferences and festivals, and creative writing programs. Please note that organizations that wish to place an ad must meet NewPages criteria as delineated in our FAQ.

All ads are limited to 100-words (not including headline and deadlines) and are posted on a rolling schedule Monday through Thursday. N ewPages prefers ad copy be received by the Friday before the week you would like your ad posted. Please note that NewPages does not do same day posting for ads.

Organizations with sponsored magazine, publisher, conference/event, and program listings on NewPages receive discounts on classified advertising. For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact .

NewPages also offers banner ads in our weekly newsletter, which is emailed every Monday, as well as on our site.

Classified Ads

Calls for Submissions:

As of January 2016, NewPages is no longer offering free calls for submissions advertising for non-sponsors. Sponsors please note that free calls are limited to the cost of your sponsored listing. If you would like to run a call for contest submissions, please see information on writing contest ads below. Do not use the general submissions form to submit a call for contest entries.

Please note that calls for submissions for inaugural issues of a publication are limited to two months after which NewPages will need to see a copy of the publication for listing consideration before a new ad can be run. Simultaneous calls for a single issue of a magazine or publication are not allowed. You must also disclose the fact you have a reading/submission fee in your ad.

All advertising rates are for 30 days and ads can be extended. Rates are not prorated and the minimum 30-day rate applies to all ads.

  • Basic text-only (up to 100 words) – $20 per month (FREE for sponsors)
  • Enhanced with PDF or graphic (up to 100 words) – $35 per month ($15 per month for sponsors)

Advertiser will provide PDF flier or graphic/logo, keeping within size guidelines we will provide. NewPages will create a jpeg image for the ad if not provided by advertiser.



Writing Contests:

NewPages does not accept contest ads from publications or presses that do not have a first issue or first title currently available or from organizations offering essay writing services. All advertising rates are for 30 days and ads can be extended. Rates are not prorated and the minimum 30-day rate applies to all ads.

Please note that you must disclose the fact you have a reading/submission fee in your ad.

  • Basic text-only (up to 100 words) – $50 per month ($37.50 per month for sponsors)
  • Enhanced with PDF or graphic (up to 100 words) – $65 per month ($48.75 per month for sponsors)

Advertiser will provide PDF flier or graphic/logo, keeping within size guidelines we will provide. NewPages will create a jpeg image for the ad if not provided by advertiser.

Reserve your contest ad here.



Conferences, Festivals, & Programs:

All advertising rates are for 30 days and ads can be extended. Rates are not prorated and the minimum 30-day rate applies to all ads.

Please note that you must disclose the fact you have a registration/application fee in your ad.
  • Basic text-only (up to 100 words) – $50 per month ($37.50 per month for sponsors)
  • Enhanced with PDF or graphic (up to 100 words) – $65 per month ($48.75 per month for sponsors)

Advertiser will provide PDF flier or graphic/logo, keeping within size guidelines we will provide. NewPages will create a jpeg image for the ad if not provided by advertiser.

Reserve your conference, event or program ad here.



Banner Ads:

NewPages offers banner ads in our weekly newsletter and our website:
  • Ads must be 160 x 144 pixels
  • Ads must be in jpeg format
  • Ads must be received at least one week prior to the Monday postdate

Classic Package

For an introductory rate of $29 per week, your ad will be placed in our weekly newsletter as well as on the NewPages homepage. Ads will appear in the order they are reserved. Ads are limited to 5 a week, so reserve your banner as soon as you are able to ensure you get the date of your choosing and to be placed toward the top of the list.

Online Exclusive Package

For an introductory rate of $39 a week, your ad will be placed on a number of our most popular pages including on both literary magazine guides, both alternative magazine guides, all classified pages, all creative writing program pages, the publishers page, the magazines landing page, the books landing page, and the writers resource landing page. Ads will rotate upon a refresh of the page.

Combo Package—Best Value!

For an introductory rate of $49 a week, you will receive all the benefits of both the Classic Package and the Online Exclusive Package as described above. This is a savings of $19 a week.

Reserve your banner ad here.

For more advertising information and pricing, please contact us.



Sponsored Listings:

NewPages offers sponsored listings for literary magazines, alternative magazines, graduate creative writing programs, publishers, and conferences. Each sponsor receives a full page listing on NewPages as well as an image.

For more information and pricing, please contact us.






  • All ads must be paid before posting.
  • We reserve the right to refuse any advertisement.
  • Please note, after payment is received, an ad can be cancelled, but no refund will be issued.
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