Advertising with the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa:

Advertising Rates, Deadlines, and Terms & Conditions for 2024 

The NZ Author magazine

Our quality quarterly magazine carries local and international issues that impact 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 Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) are also covered.

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

NZ Author Magazine – Booking Form for advertising

NZ Author advertising deadlines for 2024: 2 Feb, 10 May, 2 Aug, 8 Nov

(print distribution is approximately 4 weeks after the advertising deadline.)


Literary Bulletin (enews)

Our 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 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 – $70 + gst each insertion

Literary Bulletin Deadlines 2024:

24 Jan, 7 Feb, 21 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 July, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec.

The deadline for advertising copy is 4pm Wednesday for the Friday insertion. 

Copy requirements for:

  1. Image only (prepared copy)
  • Image (jpeg or png). Recommended and maximum dimension in pixels: 650 wide x up to 650 high.
  • A URL (website address) for the image to link to.

2. Image and text

  • Finished copy, word limit of 180 words
  • Images should be jpeg or png files. Maximum dimensions in pixels: 650 wide x up to 250 high.

3. Text only

  • Finished copy, word limit of 180 words

Please 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.

Booking form for advertising in the Literary Bulletin


Home Page Banner: text with an image or logo on one of the sliding banners $500 per month. This is a featured advertisement on the home page and we only have one at any time.

To find out about advertising on this website please email

Combo rates

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 for NZ Author and the Chief Executive for the Literary Bulletin and the website. Advertising for the website is accepted at the discretion of the Chief Executive.
  • Advertising for the NZ Author and the Literary Bulletin 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 incurring liability of any nature whatsoever. By submitting an advertisement for publication, you indemnify NZ Society of Authors and its employees and agents against any proceedings, demands, losses, costs, damages, and other liability incurred in connection with that advertisement.
  • You agree to pay your invoice by the 20th of the following month. Interest may be charged for overdue accounts.

For bookings contact

email NZSA Office or phone 09 379 4801

Rate Card for advertising in 2024

NZ Author Magazine – Booking Form for advertising

Booking form for advertising in the Literary Bulletin