Advertising with the New Zealand Society of Authors:

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The NZ Author magazine

Our quality quarterly magazine carries local and international issues that impact on writing and getting published, articles from industry professionals and writers, and first-person essays that inspire, inform and motivate. Reports on operational and governance matters for the NZ Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are also covered.

Circulation is 2000+ this includes NZSA members, industry professionals, key stakeholders and subscribing libraries.

Rate Card for advertising in 2020

Booking Form for advertising in 2020

NZ Author deadlines for 2020: 14 Feb, 8 May, 14 Aug, 13 Nov


Literary Bulletin (enews)

news-97862_640Our popular fortnightly Literary E-Bulletin keeps members up to date with news about writers, writing and publishing and the literary arts scene in New Zealand. Circulation circa 2000.

Members also keep an eye on the bulletin for up to date information about events and opportunities for writers.

We notify members about competitions, fellowships, awards and events and freedom of expression issues both locally and overseas.

All literary bulletin advertisements : 180 word limit with an image or logo – $55 + gst each insertion

Literary Bulletin dates for 2020: 

Distribution dates: 17 Jan, 31 Jan, 14 Feb, 28 Feb, 13 Mar, 27 Mar, 9 Apr, 24 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 3 Jul, 17 Jul, 31 July, 14 Aug, 28 Aug, 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 9 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov, 4 Dec, 18 Dec.

The deadline for advertising copy is 3pm Thursday for the Friday insertion. 

Copy requirements:

  • Finished copy, word limit is 180 words
  • Images should be jpeg or png files. Recommended dimensions in pixels: 650 wide x up to 650 high.
  • It’s best to avoid sending overly large images, both in file size and pixel dimensions. We recommend a maximum file size of 1MB for images. 72 dpi is generally sufficient for the web, but isn’t required. We don’t recommend uploading images that are significantly larger than your content area or template. For more specific size information, check out the following sections based on the type of template you’re using.
  • If you wish to send prepared copy, please send a jpeg, png or gif files. Dimensions and image size same as for separate images. Please send url link to link the ad to.




To find out about advertising on this website please email


Combo rates

one plus one


10% discount for combinations of advertising in NZ Author, the e-news Literary Bulletin and/or the Website



All prices are + 15% GST


Terms and Conditions of Advertising

All bookings, instructions and cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Confirmation must be received by the deadline. Any material supplied that does not meet the specifications will incur extra charges. Placement is at the discretion of the editor.

Advertising will be accepted provided that it contains no unwarranted claims for products or services, contains no defamatory statements or matter, does not infringe copyright, and may be printed without the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) incurring liability of any nature whatsoever.

For bookings contact

email or phone 09 379 4801

Rate Card for advertising in 2020

Booking Form for advertising in 2020