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Advertise with us.

Want to reach a national audience of over 9,000 professional writers, illustrators, publishers, academics, booksellers, librarians, and readers?

We offer advertising opportunities in our fortnightly e-newsletter, News from the ASA.

Our newsletter

News from the ASA is a fortnightly e-newsletter providing professional and aspiring authors and illustrators with news, advice, and information about their rights, careers, and professional interests.

The average open rate is 50% – double the industry average for newsletters.

Our subscribers

News from the ASA subscribers include over 3,000 ASA members who work across a range of genres, and produce a variety of published works including books, feature articles, blogs, journals, anthologies, academic papers, opinion and commentary pieces, illustrations, copywriting, news reports and graphic novels.


Capital cities: 60%

Regional cities or towns: 27%

Rural areas: 11%


25-39: 9%

40-49: 17%

50-59: 25%

60-69: 29%

70+: 17%

Professional status

Full-time writers and illustrators: 30%

Part-time writers and illustrators: 38%

Aspiring writers and illustrators: 28%

Advertising options

Top Spot

Displayed in top position
below main news articles

W 600 x H 228
+ up to 50 words copy

$280 for ASA members

Lower Spot

Displayed in prominent
position below Top Spot

W 920 x H 820
+ up to 30 words copy

$225 for ASA members


Displayed underneath
display ads

Min: 35 words
Max: 50 words

$1.60 per word
or $0.80 per word
for ASA members

All prices include GST.

Book two issues and receive a 10% discount. Book for three issues or more and receive a 12.5% discount.


Artwork must be supplied to the following conditions:

Max file size: 25MB
File format: jpeg, png or gif only
Colour setting: RGB


How to book

Contact the ASA at [email protected] or by calling (02)  9211 1004 during business hours to enquire about availability, deadlines and to book your placement.