The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Advertising with the Conference

Interested in advertising with the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference?

Our conference attendees are passionate, educated community members who are actively seeking professional opportunities and are serious about investing in their writing careers.

We offer several advertising opportunities in the following venues at the following costs:

Advertising Options and Costs

Conference ProgramDimensionsCost
Full Page4.5" x 7.125"$200
Half Page4.5" x 2.875"$125
Third Page4.5" x 2.21"$75
Conference Hand-Out (500 copies)8.5" x 11"$200

Advertisements are printed in black and white within the conference program. Hand-outs are distributed to every attendee along with programs, tote bags, and other conference materials.

Generally speaking, we prefer ads from literary journals, small presses, MFA programs, or other organizations and businesses within the creative writing or publishing field. All ads are curated by the Piper Center and subject to approval.

Beyond advertising, we also offer additional opportunities for promotion such as exhibitor space and sponsorships.

To learn more about advertising, you can review the information below or submit an advertising inquiry.

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Advertising Guidelines and Policies

Advertisements are printed in black and white and are measured according to the final size listed (without bleeds or trim).

Generally speaking, we prefer advertisements and materials related to creative writing, literature, arts and culture, local businesses, or other complements to the conference's mission, vision, and goals. Completing the advertisement form does not guarantee purchase. All advertisements and materials are subject to approval, and we reserve the right to refuse or revoke any advertisements or materials as we see fit.  

All advertisements should be formatted in a CMYK color space and sent as flattened 300 dpi .pdfs. All advertisements and printed materials must be received no later than January 15, 2019 in order to be fulfilled. No refunds will be issued for late or missed advertisements. 

To purchase an advertisement, you can submit an advertising inquiry.

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Advertise with the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

To advertise with the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, simply complete the following interest form and a Piper Center staff member will respond to you shortly. If you have any questions, please contact Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at 480.727.0818 or jake.friedman@asu.edu. Thank you so much for your interest, we look forward to connecting with you soon.

Contact Information

Advertising Inquiry

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If you are interested in receiving more information about additional promotional oppportunities such as exhibitor space or sponsorship, select the appropriate options below

More Information

If you would like to discuss a custom proposal, have questions about our advertising program, or would like more information about the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, you can contact Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at 480.727.0818 or jake.friedman@asu.edu.