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The Guild of Book Workers Newsletter appears 6 times a year. It contains the latest in Guild news, reports from national chapters, reports of conferences and meetings, publication reviews, and more.

Past issues of the GBW Newsletter are available online; however, copies of the most recent issue are available to members only. If you wish to receive issues as they are published, please join.

Printed back issues of the newsletter are also available for purchase at our store.

An index is available covering the years 1976-2001, compiled by Debbie Olson under the editorial direction of the 2005 Laura Young Award winner, Margaret Johnson

Submit Articles to the Newsletter

Send items for publication—such as event listings, study, exhibition and grant opportunities, and general queries to the Newsletter Editorial Team:

newsletter [at] guildofbookworkers [dot] org


Deadline Dates for all Advertisements & Articles

  • January 1 for the February issue
  • March 1 for the April issue
  • May 1 for the June issue
  • July 1 for the August issue
  • September 1 for the October issue
  • November 1 for the December issue


Information for Advertisers

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  • minimum resolution of 300 dpi
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Advertising Rates Per Issue (width x height, in inches)

  • Eighth Page 3.5” x 2.25” $40
  • Quarter Page 3.5”  x 4.5”  $75
  • Half Page—Vertical 3.5”  x 9.5”  $140
  • Half Page—Horizontal 7.5”  x 4.5” $140
  • Full Page 3.5”  x 9.5” $265

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