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Our Story

Books & Bards is an online literary gifts, apparel, accessories, and independent book store.

Welcome passionate book lovers, poets, and scribes.

Lit to Live By


Books & Bards was founded in 2016 on January 19 - Edgar A. Poe's birthday. You'll find our literary t-shirts and products on Amazon, Etsy,, at The Poe Museum, and book festivals.

We specialize in classics and literary themes. We also sell new books and other merchandise through our Random House, Penguin Classics, Simon & Schuster, and Scholastic accounts.

Parent Company: Classic Booklovers, LLC

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To promote the magic of reading through books, art, and fashion.

Happy Kids with Books
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