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The Most Powerful Brand in the Business

Leading the industry for nearly 150 years, PW today is a global publication covering every genre and category of the market. With renowned reviews, influential announcements, special school and library coverage and U.S. and international trade show reporting, PW is the clear authority, reaching an ardent audience of publishing professionals, booksellers, librarians and devoted consumers around the world. 

Adult Coverage

PW is the leading editorial voice covering fiction, non-fiction, romance, lifestyle, mystery, thrillers, sci-fi/fantasy and horror. With 9,000 annual reviews across nearly every category and genre, 24/7 breaking news coverage, and influential Spring and Fall announcement issues, PW remains unrivaled in the industry as the premier publication.

Children's Coverage

From pre-school to high school, Publishers Weekly provides extensive coverage of the entire spectrum of children’s literature. Tracking the latest trends in educational developments, technology and emerging titles as well as reporting on the major library conferences, PW is the go-to resource among librarians and educators.

Religion and Spirituality Coverage

The prime source for up-to-the-minute business intelligence on marketplace trends, launches, imprints, category bestsellers, sales, and deals, PW is a valued guide to how titles shape faiths and cultures and what that means for publishers.

Comics and Graphic Novel Coverage

With sweeping coverage of everything from manga and gaming to film, retailing and fan culture, PW provides a 360-degree view of a rapidly growing and changing marketplace. With our finger on the pulse of the genre and its crossover into the broader pop culture, PW is the ideal vehicle to reach a new and diverse generation of fans.

International Markets

The premier conference magazine, PW’s special supplements are the perfect platform to reach the global marketplace. Show Dailies in London, Bologna and Frankfurt focus on key International (non-U.S.) markets and are on the forefront in identifying emerging publishing trends.


The World Within Reach

PW covers the whole of the industry from the granular to the global level, providing a holistic view of the publishing market. In addition to our Show Dailies in Bologna, London, Frankfurt and NYC, our array of special supplements and features include:

  • Children’s Books in China
  • Digital Solutions in India
  • Printing in Hong Kong
  • Books in Spanish
  • Spotlight on Arab Publishing
  • The Canadian Publishing Supplement
  • The Guest of Honor Frankfurt Book Fair Supplement

Our Audiences

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The Authority on the Book Business

/ Web

PW Never Sleeps

/ Social

Work the Network

Publishers Weekly Magazine

The publication that pioneered an industry, Publishers Weekly magazine remains the cornerstone of the company, continuing to serve every segment across the vast and varied publishing industry.

  • 9,000 Reviews Annually
  • Breaking Retail News
  • Prized Announcement Issues
  • Bestsellers Lists
  • Features
  • Exclusive Author Interviews

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special supplements

Custom Content Program

A trifecta of advertising, PW’s Native Advertising Program aligns your brand with our editorial voice for a custom marketing campaign that authenticates your message and engages readers unlike any display ad. 

Custom Content: PW Close Up

With virtually limitless options, PW’s Close-Up expands your possibilities along with your reach. Whether you’re launching a new imprint, previewing a trade show, showcasing a breakout author, promoting a new product, or highlighting your country’s literary muscle, deliver a message with the most impact.

Dedicated, full-length e-blast reaches 84K subscribers.

Always On


2.7MM monthly page views
1.2MM monthly unique visitors


480K monthly page views
.66% average banner CTR


10 dedicated lists
158K total opt-in subscribers
38% average open rate


1MM+ followers


12 targeted lists
32.5% average open rate

PW provides continuous access to millions of monthly readers, connecting you to a global audience on the go whenever and wherever they plug in.

The most important news stories of the day.
42K subscribers

A weekly wrap-up of the week’s top stories for consumer and trade audiences, complete with PW Picks and an on-sale calendar with PW Reviews.
75K subscribers

News coverage dedicated to children’s and YA publishing.
31K subscribers

Weekly newsletter packed with bestsellers lists, top 10 PW picks, and forthcoming reviews.
27K subscribers

Providing a wealth of resources in both trade and educational publishing for educators and librarians.

27K Subscribers

The latest news, culture, events and trends in the comics and graphic novel fandom.
47K subscribers

Coverage of the vast category of religion and spirituality publishing.
9K subscribers

Coverage of international rights deals, news and more.
21K subscribers

News coverage and educational tips sent to the self-publishing community.
25K subscribers

Highlights of the week’s publishing news.
25K subscribers

Leading Targeted E-Newsletters

Sponsored E-Blasts

A simple yet highly effective, turnkey program, Sponsored E-Blasts integrates your content with the PW brand to harness the power of our vast readership, extensive coverage and standing in the industry. Targeted approach + direct access = instant success.

Web & Mobile Takeover

Dominate the competition. Get the attention of the most influential audience in publishing with full control of PW’s website. 24 hours. Every ad. Every page. Every device.


Daily Impressions

Grab a Galley

PW’s virtual galley giveaway blows the conference doors wide open. With 24-hour, online access, go beyond the trade show floor to reach the entirety of the PW audience – anytime anywhere.

Sponsored Posts

As a trusted source, PW’s name serves to authenticate your message. Our innovative program combines the look and feel of PW’s editorial content with your custom messaging to engage readers and drive awareness, something ordinary ads simply can’t duplicate.


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PW Podcasts

When we speak, readers listen. With three sponsored options, 5,000 average monthly listeners and all the latest trends, PW’s podcasts are the ideal avenue to showcase fresh talent, bold concepts and game-changing authors. Engage with our most ardent fans and be heard.

Select a Podcast

In-depth interviews with fiction and nonfiction authors shaping the literary landscape.


Children’s, middle grade and YA authors and illustrators talk process, craft and characters and even get a little personal.


Inspiration, wisdom and coping strategies from authors of religious and spiritual titles in conversation with a PW editor.

PW Show Daily

The consummate guide to all leading international trade shows, PW Show Dailies are the most potent tool for increasing visibility, driving traffic and boosting sales on the spot. In a crowded marketplace, Show Dailies are unique opportunities to optimize your investment and ensure you stand out.

Select a Location

USBS, May 23-25


London Book Fair, April 18-20


Frankfurt Book Fair, October 18-22


Bologna Children’s Book Fair, March 6-9

Publishers Weekly

Multiple channels mean maximum results. PW’s fully integrated ad campaigns offer turnkey solutions to meet each client’s unique needs. Select the channels that best target your audience to create a customized package for an unbeatable campaign.


Work the Network.

With a combined following of 1.15M fans, our social media network holds sway.


The Authority on the Book Business.

Publishers Weekly is the only publication to cover the entire industry. From breaking news and reviews to market trends and announcements, PW reports on nearly every category and genre and spans every age group.

Web Takeover

Dominate the Competition.

When you’re excited about a forthcoming book or product, you want it to take over the world. This is a good start.


The Right Audience. Reached.

With 9 targeted lists, PW allows you to zero in on the precise audience you’re aiming to reach. Focused. Efficient. Effective.


Go Direct. Get results.

The world (and internet) can be a crowded place. Cut through the noise with PW’s e-blasts, and take your message directly to tens of thousands of readers.

Sponsored Posts

Your Message. Our Brand. Perfect Combination.

Up your game – and your engagement. Sponsored Posts blend seamlessly into PW’s editorial content, delivering more engagement time after time than typical display ads.

Giveaway Program

Get More When You Give.

Giveaways are a good time. And not just for fans. They’re the perfect opportunity to promote titles, get readers excited, and create buzz. Even better, it’s an opportunity to capture leads and convert fans into lifelong consumers.

Native Advertising

Your Message. Our Commanding Voice.

With the look and feel of a feature, native ads draw readers in, engaging them in a fuller, deeper story. When you have a story to tell, do it with the authority of PW.


When We Speak, Readers Listen.

Broadcast your book on the fastest growing media platform. And be heard.

Show Dailies

The World Within Reach.

Scale up with PW’s Show Dailies and expand your reach into the global markets. The world’s a big place. Make sure you stand out.

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