Holiday Specials & Promotions 2021


We’re excited to share this roundup of holiday subscription discounts, gift bundles, one-of-a-kind items, and more from our members. Treat a loved one (or yourself) to a literary surprise!

(Please note that we have included recommended dates to order by—but as shipping and supply chains are unpredictable, especially around the holidays, these dates are not a guarantee of delivery by December 23.)

 

Giveaways

 

Ig Publishing

Anyone who buys a book from Ig Publishing’s website will receive a second book of their choice for free. All orders include free shipping. Order by December 10 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Soberscove Press

Soberscove Press is offering a free giveaway through December 31. Purchase at least one title from its entire list with the code BUY1GET1DEC and receive a free copy of Starting from I Don’t Know: Essays on Architecture and Craft. Order by December 9 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Special Gifts

 

The Common

In The Common‘s Author Postcard Auction, you can bid for a personalized, handwritten postcard from authors including New York Times bestsellers, National Book Awards winners, Man Booker Prize finalists, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Bidding closes December 1.

 

 

 

Gift & Discounted Subscriptions

 

Alaska Quarterly Review

Bellevue Literary Review is offering a two-year-for-one special subscription for new, renewing, or gift subscriptions mailed to an address in the United States. Subscribe as usual for a 1-year subscription and at checkout type into the comments section CLMP 2-for-1.

 

 

Bellevue Literary Review

Bellevue Literary Review is offering a 20% discount on subscriptions—as well as 20% off all individual issues and more—with the code CHEERS. Order by December 5 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Carve Magazine

Carve Magazine is offering a free back issue with every subscription. Order by December 15 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Creative Nonfiction

For its Holiday Sale, Creative Nonfiction is offering up to 35% off subscriptions, as well as discounted books, single issues, and merchandise.

 

 

 

 

december

december is offering discounted gift subscriptions (for new subscribers) for $16 each. Anyone who purchases three subscriptions will receive a one-year subscription for free. Order by December 7 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

The Georgia Review

Subscribe to The Georgia Review with a new, renewing, or gift subscription for $30—a $10 savings from the regular subscription price.

 

 

 

 

Kenyon Review

Kenyon Review is offering a special holiday subscription discount of only $25 per year, or $30 with digital access—nearly 60% off the newsstand price. Order by December 13 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Ruminate Magazine

Order a gift subscription from Ruminate Magazine, and the first issue—Issue 61, which releases in early December—will arrive hand-wrapped with free shipping, with the option to include a gift message. Order by December 14 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

SAND Literature & Art

SAND Literature & Art is offering a subscription discount: through January 6, all new subscriptions are only €18 with discount code HOLIDAY21.

 

 

 

Book & Store Discounts

 

Black Ocean

Through December 15, use code 30off30 to receive 30% off any order of $30 or more. Order by December 10 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

 

BOA Editions

Receive 25% off of BOA Editions titles through December 13. (This discount does not apply to rare and signed books, or subscriptions.) Order by December 16 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Book*hug Press

Book*hug Press is offering 25% off all available individual titles, including eBooks and audiobooks, until December 24 with the code HOLIDAYSAVINGS.

 

 

 

Cincinnati Review

Cincinnati Review is offering a 50% discount on everything in its store from December 1 through December 15 with the code EVERYTHING.

 

 

 

Electric Literature

Electric Literature is offering a store-wide Black Friday sale: use the code ELBF2021 through November 28 to receive 20% off all items in its store. Order by December 15 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

great weather for media

Through December 5, great weather for MEDIA is offering a 20% discount on all full-price titles with code SPECIAL20. Free shipping on orders over $35 with code FREESHIP. Order by December 6 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Haymarket Books

For the holidays, Haymarket Books is offering 40% off all of their titles until Monday, January 3. Order by December 16 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Hub City Press

Receive a 25% discount off of select recent publications from Hub City Press. Order by December 13 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Lampblack

Lampblack is offering 15% off of its Founders’ Issue through December 31 with the discount code HOLIYAY23. Order by December 16 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Litmus Press

Litmus Press is offering discounts to anyone who becomes a member at the Sustaining level or above: 10% off a workshop or 20% off a new membership with the Poetry Project. In addition, anyone signing up for a new membership at the Poetry Project, at the supporting level or above, will receive their choice of 10% off of any Litmus Press book bundle or 20% off of a Litmus Press Sustaining or Friend membership.

 

 

 

Lookout Books

Lookout Books is offering a 20% discount on all titles, as well as free shipping, until December 31 with the code HOLIDAYREADING.

 

 

 

 

Milkweed Editions

Milkweed Editions has put together a Holiday Gift Guide to help readers connect with books and gifts. Shoppers can use the discount code MOREMILKWEED to receive $2 off of each title.

 

 

 

OR Books

This holiday season, OR Books is offering 70% off selected titles, including Above the Law by Ben Cohen and Definable Traces in the Atmosphere by Mike Marqusee.

 

 

 

Passager Books

Passager Books is offering a 20% discount on everything in its store through December 12 with the code SAVE20. Order by December 12 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Rose Metal Press

Rose Metal Press is offering 20% off all available frontlist and backlist titles through December 10 with the code HOLIDAY20.

 

 

 

Seven Stories Press

Seven Stories Press is offering a 30% discount site-wide through January 2, 2022.

 

 

 

Siglio Press

Through November 28, use the code MIRACLE to receive 25% Siglio Press titles. Order by November 28 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Book Bundles

 

Bamboo Dart Press

Bamboo Dart Press is offering three discounted book bundles: a bundle of the press’s first 15 chapbooks for $85, its next five consecutive chapbooks for $35, and a selection of five chapbooks from its list for $35. Use code HOLIDAY21 to receive your special 25% off discount on these special holiday bundles. Order by December 6 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Book*hug Press

Book*hug Press is offering several discounted book bundles, including the Between Women Bundle, which features three stories exploring female friendship; the Long Poem Bundle, featuring three book-length poems; and the Poetic Ecosystems Bundle, featuring poetry collections that confront climate change.

 

 

 

Litmus Press

Litmus Press is offering several book bundles. The Poetry & Art bundle includes four books for $60: Actualities by Marina Adams and Norma Cole (2015), Fabulas Feminae by Susan Bee and Johanna Drucker (2015); Off-World Fairy Tales by Susan Bee and Johanna Drucker (2020), and Journey to Mount Tamalpais by Etel Adnan (2021). The Aja Couchois Duncan bundle includes Restless Continent (2016) and Vestigial (2021) for $25. The Lyn Hejinian & Leslie Scalapino Collaborations bundle includes Sight (Edge Books, 1999) and Hearing (Litmus Press, 2021) for $25.

 

 

 

Radix Media

Radix Media is offering several bundles this holiday season, including a Stationery Bundle featuring an animal notebook and two card sets; a Chapbook Bundle featuring three chapbooks of your choice; a Poetry Bundle featuring We Are All Things by Elliott Colla and Ganzeer, and There Is Still Singing in the Afterlife by JinJin Xu; and a Coloring Book Bundle featuring two coloring books.

 

 

 

Rain Taxi

The Rain Taxi Holiday Gift Box includes a a year-long subscription with a Dear Reader Membership to Rain Taxi; a limited edition chapbook; two back issues; and an official pencil, button, and bookmark. This gift box costs $60 and arrives wrapped.

 

 

 

Red Hen Press

Red Hen Press is offering mystery boxes this holiday season. The $25 small box contains one frontlist title (published from 2020-2021) and four backlist titles; the $50 large box contains two frontlist titles and 10 backlist titles. Shoppers can select a preferred genre and add notes at checkout for a fully customized box. Order by December 15 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Sinister Wisdom

Sinister Wisdom offers several book and magazine bundles, including the Pat Parker Collection and the Oral Herstorians Collection. Order by December 16 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Ugly Duckling Presse

Ugly Duckling Presse is offering a gift package: recipients will receive a Full Presse gift subscription certificate, the 2021 Ugly Duckling Presse notebook, all Ugly Duckling Presse books and chapbooks published in 2022, and additional goodies—all in quarterly shipments. Order by December 14 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Veliz Books

Veliz Books is offering a 15% discount on its book bundles through December. Each bundle includes one book and three chapbooks: the 2021 Book Bundle, the Argentine Poetry Book Bundle, and the On the Road Book Bundle. Order by December 13 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Wave Books

The Fall 2021 bundle—discounted from $74 to $44.40—includes AMANDA PARADISE: Resurrect Extinct Vibration by CAConrad, Lovers of Today by Garrett Caples, All This Time by Cedar Sigo, and Tomaž, constructed by Joshua Beckman from conversations and interviews with Tomaž Šalamun. Order by December 2 to likely receive items by December 23.

 

 

 

Zephyr Press

Zephyr Press is offering two holiday book bundles, each featuring three books for $30. The Chinese Bundle includes short stories by Neustadt Prize Laureate Duo Duo, along with poetry collections by Taiwanese poet Wu Sheng and Hong Kong poet Lok Fung. The Eastern European Bundle features poetry by Marzanna Kielar (Poland), Liliana Ursu (Romania), and Ana Ristović (Serbia). All books except the short stories are bilingual on facing pages. Order by December 12 to likely receive items by December 23.