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To reach out to a wide international readership of poetry, advertise your organisation or business in Poetry London. Poetry London is available in good literary bookshops across the UK and abroad, and is sent directly to our subscribers. If you are interested in reaching our audience, please consult the rates below and contact Colette Sensier for further information at


Advertising Rates and specifications

Below is a guide to the advert format and price per-issue for Poetry London. For information on circulation, please contact us.


SPACE - SIZE(mm w x h) - COST

Full page (A), 176 x 245, £380
Half page (B), 176 x 120, £190
Quarter page (C), 85 x 120, £95
Quarter page (D), 176 x 60, £95



Deadline for Autumn 2014 issue - 25th July. Copy must reach Colette by then so please do enquire in advance.


Discounts are available for regular advertisers. Include 2 advertisements in a 12 month period to receive 5% off the total price. Include 3 advertisements in a 12 month period to receive 10% off the total price. Include 4 or more advertisements in a 12 month period (for example Spring - Spring inclusive) for 15% off the total price.



Bookings for advertising can be placed at any time, but to secure space, early booking is recommended. The copy deadline for Issue 79 (Autumn Issue 2014) is 25 July 2014.


Technical Data

Artwork supplied must have a keyline of 1 point and the type should sit within 4mm of the sizes given unless the design dictates otherwise.

Tints: Reproduction quality of artwork supplied using tints less than 30% cannot be guaranteed.

All artwork sent or emailed must be accompanied by a hard copy or PDF.

If you are sending hard copy of the artwork, please be aware of font sizes below 5point, as they may not print acceptably.

It is preferred that digital files be QuarkXpress or Illustrator/Freehand (eps) with fonts and images included. Tiffs, jpgs and PDFs (all fonts must be embedded) are accepted at 300dpi but no responsibility will be taken by Poetry London for this.

If you are unsure about what format to send, please contact for advice.


Insertion of leaflets

Poetry London can distribute leaflets in our mailings. Our rates start at £15 per 100 (up to 10gm) and heavier weights by negotiation.