Every month more than 40,000 visitors come to wordswithoutborders.org, seeking the best in international literature. Advertising on Words without Borders or in our newsletter places your book, literary magazine, MFA in translation program, or literary festival in front of a targeted audience of readers and translators of contemporary international literary. To reserve space on the site or in the newsletter please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web Site Ads
We currently offer a medium rectangle (300 x 250 pixels) that runs on all article and Dispatches pages of the site. We accept a number of formats and are able to target campaigns to language, country, or state. If you wish, we can also limit the number of times the ad is viewed per visit. Animated ads are accepted though they cannot loop.
The rate for the medium rectangle is $10 per 1,000 impressions.
Our newsletter is e-mailed to over 10,000 subscribers each month. Our open rate averages 27% and click-throughs for ads average 9%. We offer a standard (468 x 60 pixels) and vertical banner in each issue.
The cost for either is $100 per mailing.
When the schedule permits, we will send a dedicated e-mail to our 10,000+ newsletter subscribers. Dedicated e-mails are only sent for advertisers working in literature in translation. The cost per e-mail is currently $300.
Words without Borders offers a series of sponsorship packages for those companies and individuals who want to make a contribution to the organization.
Full issue sponsorship is $10,000. It includes one month of exclusive advertising or acknowledgement in the vertical banner position and the use of both ad positions in that month's newsletter. Support will be acknowledged at any event that occurs during the month. Words without Borders is open to other ideas in regards to sponsorship and encourages you to get in touch with you ideas.
Partial sponsorship is $5,000 and includes a minimum of 30,000 impression of vertical banner advertising/acknowledgement on the site and the use of the vertical banner positions in both newsletters.
Event sponsorship is also available, though there is no fixed rate.
March 2014: Venezuela
April 2014: South Korea
May 2014: The Netherlands
June 2014: The Queer Issue
July 2014: Guest Workers
August 2014: Finland
September 2014: Writers from the Cities of Refuge Program
October 2014: Central America
November 2014: Czech Republic
December 2014: Young Adult Writing
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Standard Banner (newsletter): Dimensions: 300 x 250 pixels; Size: 20K max; File types accepted: GIF, JPEG; Animation: 10 seconds maximum, cannot loop.