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Advertising in The Fiddlehead

  The Fiddlehead has built a strong, diverse, and loyal readership by publishing excellent poetry, fiction, and 
  creative nonfiction for over 75 years and counting. With each of our issues reaching 1200+ bookshelves
  across Canada and globally, advertisements in The Fiddlehead are sure to end up in the hands of
  passionate readers and writers.  
  Our advertising space is available to small presses, literary magazines, book festivals, and other Canadian
  literary organizations. Please refer to the schedule and rates below. Book now

  We are also interested in exchanging ads of equal value. If you have space to swap, please get in touch! 

  Frequency: 4 times per year

  Single copy price: $12.00 for regular issues ($18.00 for the special summer issue)

  Size:  6” x 9” bound journal 

  Print Ads: To book an ad in an upcoming issue contact or call 506-453-3501  

  Online Ads: The cost of online ads is $50 per month or $100 for 3 months. Ad size should be 270 x 170 pixels and in jpg. gif. or png.


To guarantee placement in a given issue, please reserve space by the booking date indicated below. If space is still available, we may be able to place your ad after the booking date has passed. If you are interested in trying your luck, get in touch by the cut-off date.


The Fiddlehead reserves the right to reject ads that are ableist, misogynistic, queer-phobic, or racist.


Ad Schedule

Issue Booking Date Cut-off Date Distribution Date
Winter 15-October 15-November 15-January
Spring 15-January 15- February 15-April
Summer 15-April 15-May 15-July
Autumn 15-July 15-August 15-October


2024 Ad Insertion Rates (HST not included)

Ad Size 1X 2X 3X 4X
Full Page (4.5" w X 7" h) $250 per $225 per $200 per $175 per
Half Page (4.5" w X 3.5" h) $175 per $150 per $140 per $125 per
Half Page (2.25" w X 7"h) $175 per $150 per $140 per $125 per
Inside Cover (Front or Back) $350 per $300 per $250 per $225 per
$0.20 per piece, inserts but be submitted by appropriate cut-off date.


Discounts: Apply to multiple ads booked together before the booking date for the first ad. Ads paid by the cut-off date will receive a 10% discount.

Exhanges: Ad space or inserts are available. Please confirm availability by the booking dates indicated.

Print Ad Specifications: Please supply your ad in JPG format. All fonts converted outlines. Files supplied at actual size, at 300 dpi resolution, in B&W. (RGB files will be converted to greyscale.) 

Contact us for information on other ad sizes, inserts, or specific advertising requests.