The Chicago Review of Books is dedicated to covering books, publishing news, and magazine outlets, as well as the literary scene in Chicago. The writers we cover are rising literary stars as well as those who have already made names for themselves on the national stage.

With over a million views a year, the Chicago Review of Books is closely followed by readers throughout the world who come to us to discover new books to buy and events to attend. We would be thrilled to connect you with our dedicated following through an ad placement! 

Ads on our site can be purchased at a significantly lower rate than at other media outlets. Our benefits include:

  • A wide reach among avid readers throughout Chicago & the world. We currently average ~100K visitors per month and our posts consistently rank among the top Google results. 
  • High visibility on our site with our ads appearing on the right-hand sidebar of our homepage and on every article we post, which scroll along with the reader for maximum visibility.
  • Social media promotion on our Twitter account which has more than 12K highly-engaged followers.
  • Promotion in our monthly newsletter, which has an industry-leading open rate of 58.4% & click-through rate of 19.1%.

For more information on pricing and traffic, contact us at sara (at) storystudiochicago (dot) org. We are currently unable to host ads that incorporate Javascript due to technical limitations.