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 One Year Print Subscription | Recurring
Delivery: UK, Subscription type: Welsh Gold Supporter
With our Welsh Gold subscription, you will receive:
– a print and digital subscription to Poetry Wales
– access to the our full library of PW digital editions from issue 48.1 onwards
– every Seren poetry title published in 2023
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).