AMWA Journal: 2019 Rates, Specifications, and Deadlines


Page Size   Rates
 Back cover (sold for 2020)  8.75" x 11.25"        $1650  
 Inside front cover   8.75" x 11.25"  $1650       
 Inside back cover  8.75" x 11.25"     $1500
 Full page with bleed     8.75" x 11.25"  $850
 Half page vertical  3.25" x 9.25"  $500
 Half page horizontal           6.75" x 4.625"  $500
 Quarter page vertical  3.25" x 4.625"  $325

*8.5” × 11” image area
**8.75” × 11.25” includes 1/8” bleed
General Requirement and Formats:

  • A high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8” away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8” total gutter.
  • Full page or half page ads that bleed should include 1/8” bleed on all sides. Crop marks should be included and must be offset from bleed by at least 0.2”. Non-bleed ads do not require crop marks.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold).
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. AMWA is not responsible for any errors in content.


PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected. Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.



 Issue  Closing Date   Mailing Date
Spring (Vol 35, No. 1)
 January 15, 2020           March 2020 
Summer (Vol 35, No. 2)          
 April 15, 2020          June 2020                   
Fall (Vol 35, No. 3)  July 15, 2020  September 2020
Winter (Vol 35, No. 4)  October 15, 2020  December 2020



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