Writers Victoria offers affordable advertising to a targeted audience of readers and writers from across Victoria (and beyond).
With nearly 3,500 members, we are Australia's largest Writers’ Centre and the largest organisation supporting Victorian writers.
Writers Victoria members are interested in writing both as a hobby and as a career path, and are engaged consumers of other arts and culture.
The Writers Victoria website informs and leads public discussion on all issues that affect the Australian writing and reading community. Our website attracts high quality, engaged readers interested in Writers Victoria’s ever-changing and always stimulating content. The website is the place to find writing tips, competitions, and lively discussions and is frequented by Writers Victoria members and enthusiastic visitors from around the world.
Website advertising offers a one-month prominent placement, attracting approximately 33,000 viewers through static or animated advertisements on the Writers Victoria homepage.
Writers Victoria eNews
The Writers Victoria Member eNews is sent twice monthly to all of our members, and a free eNews is sent to general subscribers once a month. We communicate with approximately 7.5k individual subscribers & members each month. Each edition of our eNews is packed with information about our upcoming workshops and events, competitions, giveaways, member milestones, and compelling articles, which ensure that the open rate is twice the industry standard.
We have several options for advertising via our eNews:
- A stand-alone newsletter to approximately 7500 subscribers promoting your service or event, at a flat rate of $500.
- Advertising within either our competitions & opportunities or classifieds section in our twice-monthly members and/or monhtly subscriber eNews. Graphic ads and editorial ads with text and an image cost $250, where as text-only classifieds run for $1.10 per word.
Get in contact with us to discuss your eNews advertising and promotion options.
Writers Victoria has over 12k Facebook followers, 22k Twitter followers, and 2.5k Instagram followers.
We offer promotion via all of these social media profiles, and can provide offer design services for your post if required. Costs for social media promotion range from $60 – $100, depending on the platform/s and posts you wish to run (please note requests for market-targeted or platform-paid advertising will incur additional costs). We reserve the right to edit posts and/or identify them as advertisements.
Get in contact with us to discuss your social media advertising and promotion options.
‘The Victorian Writer’ is the state’s leading magazine for emerging and aspiring writers. The monthly magazine is delivered to our 3,000 members and to all Victorian libraries. Magazines are also distributed at major festivals and literary events.
The Season Program
Advertising in our season program provides a unique opportunity to access approximately 10,000 engaged members of the literary community. The program is sent directly to our 3,000 members as well as distributed to libraries, arts organisations, cafes and literary hubs. It is also prominently displayed and available for free pick up at the Wheeler Centre for Books and Ideas, which receives 40,000 visitors per year.
The program is released twice a year.
- Season One – January to May
- Season Two – June to December
Classifieds are a cost-effective and simple way to connect with our members. Available in either the enewsletter or magazine, classifieds are charged at $1.10 per word and are a dynamic way to promote a book, event, or course.
Free member listings
Writers Victoria members are entitled to three free listings each year. You can find out more about member listings on this website.
Discounted enews advertising
Writers Victoria offers discounted advertising to our members in our enewsletter. Our enews is sent weekly to our 3,000 members and is packed with in-depth features, writing news, events, competitions and publishing opportunities.
Simply send us your image and text (up to 70 words). This space is charged at the discounted price of $100.
How to book
For all advertising enquiries, email the Marketing & Communications Manager.