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Since 1983, the best writers of our time have joined intelligent readers from all over the world at the annual Key West Literary Seminar and Writers’ Workshop Program. Known as one of the leading literary events in the United States, the Seminar is attended by a well-educated and affluent audience and receives major national and international press coverage.

Advertising opportunities are now available in the 120-page, perfect-bound program book that will accompany the events this January. The book includes original writings by featured authors and unique artwork, and is the only guide to the Seminar and Workshop Program. Its unique content, compelling design, and high production value ensure that the KWLS program book remains a valued keepsake for attendees long after the annual events have passed.

Print run: 2,000 copies

Distributed to: 
500 paying attendees of the annual Seminar and Writers’ Workshop Program
400 attendees of our free-and-open-to-the-public session
600 locals through distribution points including the public and college libraries, art galleries, real estate offices, and other advertisers
Select members of the national media
Top writers, university faculty, and publishing industry insiders

Paying audience demographics:
60% have a master’s degree or higher
25% have household income of $250,000
or higher
10% Monroe County residents
15% other Florida residents
30% residents of NY, NJ, MA, and D.C. area
40% other US residents
5% outside US

Prices as follows: full-page: $1000; half-page:$600; quarter-page: $350.

Artwork files must be submitted by November 1. Inside cover ads are full-color; others are black & white. Formats accepted are CMYK or Grayscale TIFF (300 dpi); PDF (with all fonts embedded); EPS; or JPEG at maximum quality. Please convert type to outlines if applicable. Email print-ready files to

For questions about pricing or production, or to reserve your space, please contact Lindsay at or 305-293-9291.

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