Grain reaches intelligent, creative individuals who have an appreciation for literature and culture. Over 80% of Grain's subscribers are writers themselves. Advertisements in Grain reach nearly 10,000 readers annually!

To book your ad in Grain, contact us to confirm our advertising deadlines. All ad prices are subject to GST.

Ad Rates and Sizes

Full page: $225
4.25in x 7.5in

1/2 page horizontal: $150
4.25in x 3.5in

Multiple Bookings

Ask us how we can make it worth your while to book multiple ads in Grain.

Insert Rates

$150 (preprinted only)

Specifications & Submission

All ads are black and white at 300 dpi. PDF, JPEG and PNG formats are accepted. Ads can be submitted via email to Please note we require "PRESS-READY" ads.

Advertising Deadlines

Booking Deadlines

  • Fall issue (Short Grain Contest): June 15
  • Winter issue: September 15
  • Spring issue: December 15
  • Summer issue: March 15

Materials Deadlines

  • Fall issue (Short Grain Contest): July 15
  • Winter issue: October 15
  • Spring issue: January 15
  • Summer issue: April 15

Grain is a quarterly publication. Ad deadlines remain flexible to accommodate production needs. If you are interested in advertising with Grain, please contact us directly.

Our Funders

Grain is grateful to its funders: Sask Lotteries, Canada Council for the Arts, and the financial support from its private donors.
Grain is published by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild.