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Publications Overview

The William and Mary Quarterly is a scholarly journal devoted to early American history and culture to circa 1820.

Publication Schedule

Issue (Copy Deadline)
January (December 1)
April (March 1)
July (June 1)
October (September 1)

Ad Rates

Full page: $275.00 USD (camera-ready copy)
Half page: $175.00 USD (camera-ready copy)
Covers: None
Publisher’s Rate: None
Quantity Discount: $950.00 USD
for 4 consecutive full-page inserts


Full page: 4.25” x 7”
Horizontal half page: 4.25” x 3.5″
Vertical half page: None
Minimum Space: Half page


3,236     Paid subscribers (average)
243    Complimentary (average)
3,479    Total

Subscriber Analysis

41 % Institutions
52 % Individuals
7 % Miscellaneous
10 % International

Commission and Terms

Agency Commission 15 percent. No cash or double discounts. Bills are due 30 days from date of invoice; 1.5 percent interest per month on past-due invoices.

Book Reviews

Yes. Send review copies to Carolyn Eastman, Book Review Editor.


Ads are inserted in order of receipt. Advertising space is limited, so early reservations are suggested.

We accept camera-ready ads in digital formats (PDF, TIF, EPS, or hi-res [minimum 300 dpi] JPG). For pdfs, please make sure the fonts and images used in the ads are embedded. Alternatively, we can accept final text for professional typesetting at an additional cost.

Ad content subject to approval of publisher.

Bleed pages not accepted; color not accepted.

Contact Person

Susan M. DiPette, Data Coordinator
William and Mary Quarterly
P.O. Box 8781
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8781
(757) 221-1130
Fax (757) 221-1047

Delivery Address

c/o Susan M. DiPette, Data Coordinator
William and Mary Quarterly
Earl Gregg Swem Library, 400 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185