Advertise in inside english

inside english has a near forty-year tradition of publishing articles that are practical and classroom-centered. Our journal addresses professional concerns among the 111 two-year colleges throughout California.

Audience Profile

Readers include full- and part-time faculty who teach composition, literature, creative writing, business and technical writing, and ESL courses at two-year, community colleges throughout but not limited to California. Readers also include graduate students and faculty who teach freshman and sophomore English courses at four-year colleges.

Topics of Interest

  • Practical teaching ideas that work
  • Innovative technology in the classroom
  • Professional issues and concerns
  • Product reviews
  • Conferences, conventions, new print & electronic publications

Frequent Columns

  • One Good Idea offers advice on teaching techniques or successful assignments.
  • Point of View is an opportunity for philosophical inquiry or opinion pieces about professional and pedagogical issues.
  • Reviews examines a variety of teaching tools in the discipline such as new textbooks, software, web-based tools.
  • News and Notes alerts readers to regional and national professional events such as meetings, conferences, and conventions relevant to the English profession.
  • Talking Back allows readers to respond to a recently published article.


  • 4,300+ faculty throughout California
  • Currently publishing once per year; new articles added on a rolling basis

Journal Specs (for special print editions)

  • Trim Size: 6” wide x 9” tall
  • Binding method: staple-bound
  • Text stock: uncoated book stock
  • Cover printing: 2 color; red and black ink
  • Text printing: black ink only

Advertising Specs

  • Electronic files must be press-ready; typesetting not provided
  • Bleed pages not accepted
  • Media accepted: electronic art should be sent via email or on CD-ROM
  • File formats: Quark 4 – Macintosh (include all graphics and fonts); .eps; Adobe Acrobat; .tiff, .jpg (300 dpi)

Advertising Policy

  • Ads exceeding trim specifications will be reduced to fit the page.
  • Insertion orders must precede or accompany materials. New advertisers must send payment with their insertion orders.
  • Prompt payment within 30 days of billing is expected.
  • Email the editor for more information.


  • Email the editor for current advertising rates.
Kiara Koenig
Editor, inside english
Yuba College
2088 N Beale Rd.
Marysville, CA 95901