Foreword Reviews

About Foreword

Be Fearless. Read Indie. Think Foreword.

Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is an independent media company totally devoted to covering the indie book publishing industry. From multi-imprint independent publishers, to micro presses, university presses, and author-owned publishers, the universe of indie publishing is vast and widely underserved; Foreword exists to fill that void, giving a platform for indie publishers to be discovered by our varied audience of librarians, booksellers, book-loving consumers, publishers, agents, and other publishing professionals.

Foreword’s media portfolio includes Foreword Reviews, a bimonthly, FOLIO:Award-winning print book review journal; The Foreword Spotlight series of print special interest publications dedicated to single genres or themes; Foreword This Week weekly e-newsletter; the vast coverage at; The Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards; and our varied social media presence.

For those looking to grow their visibility, Foreword offers a series of programs to help publishers and authors reach a targeted audience through advertising, leverage marketing opportunities with a review or award designation, and break into different markets at trade events around the world.

Foreword Magazine, Inc. is based in Traverse City, MI, with employees and a vast network of writers and reviewers around the United States and the world.