I'm no stranger to literary merchandise — just a quick look through my wardrobe and accessories will reveal at least a few book quote t-shirts, a couple of bookish enamel pins, and at least one piece of literary jewelry. I'm almost as much of a sucker for bookish swag as I am for a brand new hardcover. But one tier of lit-merch I recently discovered that I have woefully overlooked is author-based products.
I might have bookmarks that feature quotes from Austen's books, but I don't have a t-shirt emblazoned with her name. I definitely have a The Bell Jar necklace, but I don't have a Sylvia Plath enamel pin. The 13 items of authorial merch on this list are about to change all that. If you're looking to add some more author love to your wardrobe and accessories, you're in luck. T-shirts, tote bags, pillows, candles — they're all here and they're paying homage to all the writers you love the most: