Launched in 1996, American Poets is the Academy's biannual magazine, released in April and October each year.
Why advertise in American Poets?
Reach: The Academy of American Poets has the largest membership of any poetry organization in the U.S., and all of our members receive a subscription to American Poets. Total distribution is over 9,000 copies.
Targeted Audience: American Poets reaches devoted readers and writers of poetry and all genres of literature, students of poetry, some of the most renowned and respected poets of our time, and some of the nation's most generous patrons of poetry.
Positive Perception: We view our ads as a service to the poetry community, and therefore only accept ads that we feel will be beneficial to our readers.
Supports the Academy: When you advertise with the Academy of American Poets, you help support our free publications and programs, including this website.
Advertising Rates & Sizes
Trim Size: 7 X 10 inches. File Preparation: 300dpi PDF/X-1a PDF. Black only. Crop marks included. Every ad must include borders on all four sides.
To book an ad, email our Advertising & Marketing Director, Michelle Campagna, at [email protected] or call (212) 274-0343, x22. If you'd like to book print and digital advertising, we're happy to send you a proposal package.
|Full page front
or back inside cover
|$900||5.56" (w) x 8.65" (h)|
|Full page||$800||5.56" (w) X 8.65" (h)|
|Half page||$450||2.69" (w) x 8.65" (h) vertical|
|Half page||$450||5.56" (w) x 4.24" (h) horizontal|
|Quarter page||$300||2.69" (w) x 4.24" (h)|
Please know that we are always willing to discuss how we might accommodate your budget.
Reservations for the October issue are due July 1. Ad design is due July 15.
Advertising Standards & Guidelines:
The following guidelines and standards govern the Academy of American Poets’ relationship with its advertising partners. Maintaining editorial integrity and the trust of both the members of the Academy of American Poets and our readers is paramount. To that end:
The Academy of American Poets does not allow any relationship with an advertiser to influence editorial decisions.
The Academy of American Poets makes a clear distinction between editorial and advertising in all of its editorial products. We reserve the right to label any paid content that may be confused with independent editorial material as advertiser-sponsored.
An ad with the Academy of American Poets does not indicate the Academy's endorsement, editorial or otherwise.
Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their ads are adequately substantiated and comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines.
The Academy of American Poets may exercise its discretion to refuse or remove any advertising that does not meet its standards, or is inconsistent with our stated values or may bring harm or other damage to the Academy of American Poets' reputation or brand.
Contract & Copy Regulations:
Advertisements are accepted upon the representation that the advertiser has the right to publish the contents thereof. In consideration of such publication, the advertiser agrees to indemnify and hold the Academy of American Poets harmless against any expense or loss by reason of any claims arising out of publication.
All contents of advertisements are subject to the Academy of American Poets’s approval.
The Academy of American Poets reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement, insertion order, space reservation or position commitment at any time and for any reason.
Positioning of print advertisements is at the discretion of the Academy of American Poets.
All insertion orders are accepted subject to provisions of the current rate card.
Past Advertisers in American Poets
Alice James Books
The New Yorker