Update: We are currently not taking on any new ad contracts.

Thanks for considering advertising with Entropy. Advertising revenue goes straight to the costs of maintaining the site and supporting our staff.

We reserve the right to be selective with advertisements and refuse advertisers or advertisements that we don’t feel fit the mission and aesthetic of the Entropy community.

Why Advertise With Entropy? All revenue goes to supporting a vibrant and diverse literary community. Your ad money goes straight to supporting the independent literature community and helps us to continue to do what we do. Entropy is volunteer-run, independent, and all time and resources are donated by our enthusiastic editors and contributors. But also, Entropy ads get noticed. Since launching in May 2014, Entropy is now boasting an average of 1500 visitors a day. And we’re still growing. Entropy has recently been featured on The Volta, The Poetry Foundation, the CalArts blog, and the Lit Mag Love podcast.

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Our ads are 340 pixels wide by 283 pixels tall. They are located as detailed in the image.

A maximum of 4 advertisements will rotate through each of the Slots.

SLOT 1: Unavailable (via Litbreaker only)

SLOT 2: $85 / month

SLOT 3: $55 / month

SLOT 4: $50 / month

There is a 20% discount with any 3-month purchase.

Ad Specs

Ads are 340 pixels wide by 283 pixels tall. Small JPG or PNG files are preferred, saved at 150 DPI resolution.

Entropy can help assist in connecting you with a graphic designer to create an ad that’s well suited for your message and our audience if needed.

Terms & Payment

Payment is required before ads begin appearing. Payment is accepted via PayPal, Square, Venmo, or by check,

The ad servers used by Entropy strive to distribute an approximately even share of impressions/page views among advertisers in the same zone. However, we do not guarantee a specific percentage or number. We are happy to provide additional & individual statistics upon request.

Ad size and location presented are for desktop versions of Location and size of ads may vary when displayed on mobile and tablet devices.

Terms, prices and ad policies are subject to change without notice.

Discounts and negotiable prices available for small presses & authors. Contact us with questions.


Entropy is closing at the end of 2021. Read the farewell announcement from our founder here: