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Editorial Calendar.

Issue Features Editorial Submissions DueAdvertising ClosePublish Date
Spring Issue (March/April/May)February 1stFebruary 15th1st Thursday in March
Summer Issue (June/July/Aug): Summer ReadsMay 1st May 15th1st Thursday in June
Fall Issue (Sep/Oct/Nov): Global ReadsAugust 1stAugust 15th1st Thursday in September
Winter Issue (Dec/Jan/Feb): Award IssueN/A Nov 15th1st Thursday in December

About Us.

Shelf Unbound indie book review magazine features the best of small press and self-published books. Each issue reaches 125,000 avid readers in more than 70 countries. A 2015 & 2016 Maggie Award WINNER for Best Digital-Only Magazine, Shelf Unbound is known for its in-depth interviews with authors ranging from unsung talents to Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as to what Publisher’s Weekly described as its rich design.

What They Say.


Advertising Rates.

Full Page

PRICE – $350

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Quarter Page

PRICE – $175

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Power Package

PRICE – $3,000

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– A full-page ad in 12 issues (two years)
– A full-page Recommended Reading excerpt from your book in 12 issues
– A full-page Discoveries page in 12 issues
– A full-page ad in our Holiday Gift Guides
– Free entry into the Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition
– A four-page interview with you in one issue


For any additional questions, please contact Sarah Kloth at sarah@shelfmediagroup.com


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