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National Reading Month: Inspirational Literary Quote Posters


Celebrate National Reading Month with this collection of 40 inspirational quotes by influential literary authors.

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March is National Reading Month, and what better way to celebrate than with our collection of 40 Inspirational Literary Quote Posters. Designed to engage and inspire students, these posters are a perfect fit for educators seeking to honor the spirit of reading and writing in their classrooms.

Each poster beautifully showcases a quote from a renowned author in addition to the author’s time period and a snapshot of their legacy, making every day of National Reading Month an opportunity to dive deeper into the literary world.

Elevate your classroom decor and ignite a passion for reading with quotes from literary giants like Maya Angelou, William Shakespeare, and more. Our diverse selection ensures that students of all ages will find inspiration and encouragement to explore the vast landscapes offered by books.


Items Included

  • 1 Pdf file featuring 40 posters ( 8.5 x 11 inches, landscape orientation)
  • High Resolution 32 JPG files (300 dpi)


Enlarge from 300 Dpi Jpg File

You can enlarge the 8.5 x 11 inches JPG image, which is at 300 DPI, to the larger sizes given below. However, the print quality in terms of DPI will be lower than the original’s 300 DPI.

Here are the potential print sizes for the 8.5 x 11 inches JPG image at various DPI values up to 300 DPI:

  • 150 DPI: 17 x 22 inches (Good for medium-sized posters)
  • 200 DPI: 12.75 x 16.5 inches (Higher quality for closer viewing)
  • 250 DPI: 10.2 x 13.2 inches (Close-up viewing with high detail)
  • 300 DPI: 8.5 x 11 inches (Original size, highest detail for very close viewing)

The 40 authors featured in this collection are:

  1. Agatha Christie
  2. Amy Tan
  3. Arthur Miller
  4. Charles Dickens
  5. Charlotte Brontë
  6. Daphne du Maurier
  7. Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Elie Wiesel
  9. Emily Brontë
  10. Ernest Hemingway
  11. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  12. George Bernard Shaw
  13. George Orwell
  14. Harper Lee
  15. Henry David Thoreau
  16. J.D. Salinger
  17. Jane Austen
  18. John Milton
  19. John Steinbeck
  20. Kurt Vonnegut
  21. Langston Hughes
  22. Lord Byron
  23. Margaret Atwood
  24. Mark Twain
  25. Mary Shelley
  26. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  27. Nellie McClung
  28. Oscar Wilde
  29. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  30. Ray Bradbury
  31. S.E. Hinton
  32. Sandra Cisneros
  33. Susan L. Taylor
  34. Sylvia Plath
  35. Toni Morrison
  36. Virginia Woolf
  37. Walt Whitman
  38. William Faulkner
  39. William Shakespeare
  40. Zora Neale Hurston ​

Product Features:

  • March is Reading Month Special: Embrace the spirit of reading with a curated selection of quotes designed to inspire and foster a love for literature among students and readers of all ages.
  • Bulletin Board Ready: Each poster is crafted to be eye-catching and informative, ideal for creating vibrant display decor that celebrates the power of words.
  • Detailed and Educational: Alongside each inspirational quote, find the author’s time period and a snapshot of their legacy, offering a rich educational context that goes beyond the classroom.
  • Versatile Decor: From English classrooms to library walls, these Quote Posters serve as a constant reminder of the impact of great writing, encouraging students to explore the depths of literature.

Ideal For:

  • Dynamic Classroom Displays: Enhance your English or literature classroom with decor that educates and inspires, perfectly timed for March is Reading Month.
  • Library & Reading Corner Ambiance: Transform your library or reading area into a motivational space that draws readers in with the allure of timeless wisdom.
  • Creative Bulletin Board Themes: Build captivating bulletin board displays focused on the rich heritage of literature and the enduring power of reading.

The “Literary Authors” quote poster series would be suitable for a broad range of students, but they would be particularly apt for:

  • Middle School (Grades 6-8): The posters can serve as an introduction to famous literary figures and can be used to foster an interest in literature and reading.
  • High School (Grades 9-12): At this level, students are more likely to be familiar with some of the authors and their works. The posters can help deepen students’ understanding and appreciation of literature and can serve as a starting point for discussions on themes, writing styles, and historical contexts.

Dive into a world where words create worlds with this Reading Quotes poster collection, the perfect backdrop for March is Reading Month. Bring literary legends into your space and watch as the seeds of curiosity, empathy, and imagination take root and flourish in the minds of young readers.

How To Use

  • Print out the posters at home, school, your local print shop or via an online print service
  • Laminate them for durability.
  • Hang or attach to the classroom wall with Blu-tack or Plasti-Tac.

You may also frame selected posters to display on your teacher desk or on the wall.

For best results, print on quality paper like cardstock.

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