Ah, it’s that time of year again and if you’ve exhausted the literary mugs, Rupi Kaur collections and book-scented candles, look no further. Whether for a friend or family member, here are five beautiful gift ideas for the poet and poetry lovers in your life.
1. Hand-selected stationery £1+
If you’re lucky enough to have an independent stationer in your area, this is the perfect time of year to browse and buy. It’s universally acknowledged that every pen-to-paper poet needs a healthy supply. There are plenty of wonderful alternatives to your regular Bic, Uniball and Staedtlers. And if you’re design-curious, you can even design covers for your own notebooks at places like Redbubble.
2. The Writers’ And Artists’ Yearbook 2021 £18.89 (RRP £25)
It’s a new year which means a new guide. This gift is sure to make your giftee feel like a fully-fledged writer! The book is fantastic resource, listing agents, publishers and publications for poets to submit their work.
3. Book bundle £150 (RRP £170)
If you’ve run out of gift-giving inspiration, why not entrust the task to the book experts and purchase a mystery bundle for the poetry lover in your life? Or give yourself the perfect Christmas treat. Our new Welsh Gold Poetry subscription worth £190 includes 10+ of the newest poetry books published in 2020/21, 6 print issues of Poetry Wales magazine, as well as access to 28 digital issues.
Poetry Wales Annual Print Subscription (Recurring)
Subscription type: Welsh Gold Supporter
Get our unique Welsh Gold subscription to Poetry Wales. Help us publish international contemporary poetry from Welsh and international writers in our mission to discover and sustain the artistic works both inspiring our literary present and shaping our literary future.
A Poetry Wales Welsh Gold subscription includes a digital subscription to Poetry Wales; a vintage print issue of PW with ever…
4. Care package £5+
Hampers are the lovely, cosy gifts of an experience, aren’t they? An evening in a box. And it’s the thought that counts. You can include everything from their favourite hot drink and snacks to beauty products and scented candles. And, of course, the best part, a handwritten letter letting them know how wonderful they are.
5. Poetry Wales subscription
Gift subscriptions are a fantastic and easy way to keep your gift going the whole year. Our subscriptions are yearly and, if bought now, start from January 2020. We have a range of subscriptions, starting from standard print (£27) and digital subscriptions (
£21.99 £10.99 with code XMAS50 until Christmas Day).