Find out the latest indie author news. For FREE.

February 10, 2020
For just $149 your book cover and synopsis appear in front of thousands of book-sellers, librarians, agents, publishers, film producers and production companies.
PW Select promotes your book in the print pages of Publishers Weekly and on and

PW Select Promotes Your Book

When you pay $149 to participate in PW Select, your book appears in:

- Publishers Weekly's print and digital edition

- the home page of

- the home page of

- BookLife's weekly email newsletter to 23,000 recipients

- BookLife's Twitter and Facebook channels

Plus you receive:

- a six month digital subscription to Publishers Weekly

- a one year digital subscription to Publishers Weekly's PW Select monthly supplement

- a free copy of the Publishers Weekly print issue in which your listing appears

How Do I Sign Up?

First if you don't already have an account, you need to create a free account on by clicking on the "Register" button in the upper-right corner of this screen. This registration process will take you through how to upload your book's information. Once you've finished doing this, on your book information page you'll see a "Submit Project for PW Select" button. Click that, and follow the simple instructions.  (Click here for detailed sign up instructions.)

Note: Publicists are welcome to create accounts for their clients, but all accounts must be under the author’s name.

How Does PW Select Work?

When you register, your book receives an announcement listing in PW Select, the monthly supplement dedicated to the self-publishing industry and bound into the print and digital editions of Publishers Weekly. Each issue of PW Select features interviews with authors, book announcements and listings, news, features, analysis, book reviews, and more.

Your PW Select listing includes your book cover, a brief description of your book, and on-sale information.  

In addition to the listing in PW Select, your book also receives all of the valuable promotions listed above.

Click here for more testimonials from PW Select authors!

See Immediate Results

Within minutes of your signing up for PW Select, you will see your book featured on the home pages of both and You'll also receive login information for your Publishers Weekly digital subscription. The following week, you'll see your book featured in the BookLife Report email newsletter, which reaches over 21,000 subscribers. Soon after that your book will be featured on BookLife's Facebook and Twitter channels. And in the month following your submission, you'll see your book listed in Publishers Weekly -- and you'll receive a print copy of the issue in which it's listed.

Publication Dates

Here's a list of our publishing schedule and deadlines for the PW Select supplement which is bound into both the print and digital editions of Publishers Weekly.

Registration Period Publication Date
Dec. 1-31, 2019 Jan. 27, 2020
Jan. 1-31, 2020 Feb. 24, 2020
Feb. 1-29, 2020 March 30, 2020
Mar. 1-31, 2020                                      April 27, 2020
Apr. 1-30, 2020 May 25, 2020
May 1-31, 2020 June 29, 2020
June 1-30, 2020 July 27, 2020
July 1-31, 2020 Aug. 31, 2020
Aug. 1-31, 2020 Sept. 28, 2020
Sept. 1-30, 2020 Oct. 26, 2020
Oct. 1-31, 2020 Nov. 23, 2020
Nov. 1-30, 2020 Dec. 21, 2020


More Questions?

Visit PW Select's frequently asked questions page and BookLife's frequently asked questions page, or email  Or for information about other opportunities to promote your book through, click here.