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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
- Exclusive Author Interviews
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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.
2.7MM monthly page views
1.2MM monthly unique visitors
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.66% average banner CTR
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158K total opt-in subscribers
38% average open rate
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PW provides continuous access to millions of monthly readers, connecting you to a global audience on the go whenever and wherever they plug in.
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.
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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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.
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.
USBS, May 23-25
London Book Fair, April 18-20
Frankfurt Book Fair, October 18-22
Bologna Children’s Book Fair, March 6-9