Reader's Digest FAQs

You may have just come across Reader's Digest or already be familiar with the brand and still have some questions. Then you've come to the right place, as we have all the answers to our frequently asked questions.

Reader's Digest UK - past and present

What is Reader's Digest UK?

Reader's Digest UK is a general interest magazine and one of many international editions of Reader's Digest, an American family magazine. It includes a compilation of reader's stories, memoirs, jokes, competitions and real life stories, it's published in print and also available digitally, and has been operating in the UK since 1938 with monthly editions.

Is the Reader's Digest still published?

Reader's Digest is published worldwide, with multiple international editions. The UK edition has 12 annual issues, with a new issue every month.

Can you still buy Reader's Digest?

Yes you can, Reader's Digest is available in print and digital form, depending on what you'd prefer. For more details visit

How much is Reader's Digest and how much does a subscripton cost?

Reader's Digest magazine is available in print or digital format for only £3.99 for a single issue, or you can buy a subscription for 3, 6 or 12 months, please visit for our latest subscription offers.

What can I do with old Reader's Digest magazines?

Reader’s Digest are currently seeking old back issue copies of the magazine for UK editions printed across 1930s-1980s inclusive, as part of a project to digitise our full UK magazine archive – if you have copies from across these dates please contact us at and we will arrange to collect them from you.

Can you get Reader's Digest online?

Yes, Reader's Digest UK magazine is available in its entirety in digital format, you can buy individual issues or subscribe with a one off annual fee.

Is Reader's Digest on social media?

Reader's Digest is indeed on a few different social platforms, you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram - @readersdigest_uk and on Pinterest.

Does Reader's Digest have an app?

Reader's Digest does have an app, which can be used to read the full magazine in digital form, the app is available on the App store and the Google play store.

Where can I find Reader's Digest in stores?

Reader’s Digest is available in many retailers including WH Smith and various local newsagents as well as in some supermarkets within their magazine newsstands.

How can I buy a subscription to Reader's Digest?

You can sign up to subscribe to Reader's Digest UK at our best rates here.

How do I sign up to the email newsletter?

You can sign up to the email newsletter directly from, or simply click here.

Competitions & submitting content

How do I contact Reader's Digest about running a competition?

If you would like to feature a competition on our website or donate a prize please contact us at

How can I enter competitions?

You can enter any active competition by going to our competitions page here, select the competition of your choice, you'll be asked to answer a question and enter your details to submit an entry. Individual terms are published against every competition and will confirm the closing date for entries.

Where can I see if I have won a competition I entered?

All past winners of our competitions are published on our website and can be viewed at

How do I submit a poem for poetry corner?

Please send us your poem on email to and please include your name and contact details. By submitting a poem to us, you are agreeing to Reader’s Digest publishing your poem in their magazine or on their website.

How do I get an article published on

If you are a journalist and wish to contact editorial about running a feature article, please contact them via email to
If you are an advertiser that wish us to promote your content, please contact us on email to or via telephone on 07947348635.

Does Reader's Digest accept sponsored posts?

Yes, we will publish articles or referral links on our website, there are certain subjects which are exclusded from consideration including tobacco, gambling, casino, religion, and loans. Please contact us on email to or via telephone on 07947348635 to discuss our current rates.

Does Reader's Digest accept and publish reader letters?

Yes, we do. Email us your letters to:
Alternatively, you can send us your letter by post to:
Reader's Letters
Reader's Digest
C/O Warners Group Publications
The Maltings
West Street
PE10 9PH

Who do I make contact if I wish to advertise on Reader's Digest?

You can email our advertising team at, otherwise we have additional information here.
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