Media Kit

 2016 Media Kit cover

View or download a PDF of the 2017 Media Kit.

Still looking to reserve website ads in 2016? View or download a PDF of the 2016 Media Kit.



Ready to make an ad reservation? Email your reservation to Terri Stubblefield ([email protected]) and include the issue date, ad size, and any special requirements. You may also fax your reservation to 405.325.7495.


2016 Editorial Overview

Jan-Feb:   NSK Prizewinner Meshack Asare
Mar-Apr:  International Comics
May-Aug: Changing Landscape of World Literature
Sept-Oct:  Alaine Mabanckou, 2016 Puterbaugh Fellow
Nov-Dec:  All Women


Print Rates

Full page (vertical): $500
Cover (inside front): $700
Cover (inside back): $700
Back cover: $1000
Half page (inside cover, horizontal): $350
Half page (interior, vertical): $350


Web Ad Sizes and Rates

Box (300x250px): $125/month or $10 CPM
Small Banner (300x75px): $75/month or $6 CPM



5% discount for prepaid ads
10% discount for 2 consecutive ads booked at the same time
15% discount for 3 consecutive ads booked at the same time
15% agency discount


Issue Reservations Due Materials Due Publication Date
January 2016 11/15/2015 11/25/2015 01/01/2016
March 2016 01/15/2016 01/25/2016 03/01/2016
May-August Double Issue 2016 03/15/2016 03/25/2016 05/01/2016
September 2016 07/15/2016 07/25/2016 09/01/2016
November 2016 09/15/2016 09/25/2016 11/01/2016


Print Ad Sizes

Full page (vertical): 7.5 x 9.875 inches
Half page (horizontal): 7.5 x 4.75 inches
Half page (vertical): 4 x 9.875 inches
Back cover: 8.5 x 10.875 inches (plus bleed 8.75 x 11.125 inches) 



Print ads can be emailed to WLT’s art director, Merleyn Bell ([email protected]) or sent via CD to:

ATTN: Advertising
World Literature Today
630 Parrington Oval, Suite 110
Norman OK 73019-4037

Web ads should be emailed to WLT's digital media editor, Jen Rickard Blair ([email protected]).


About WLT's Readership

Advertising with WLT gives you the potential to connect annually with over 570,000 cosmopolitan readers who are actively interested in international cultures, modern literature, translation, and new authors from all over the world. Our circulation includes 4,000 readers, digital audience includes 289,000 annual unique visitors, and our readership is composed of 281,000 readers from which a majority of 95% come from a scholarly background.