Amazing free WordPress themes for Writers and Poets

Looking for a WordPress theme for your text focused blog? This post has something for you. I have collected the most wonderful WP Themes for Writers, Poets, Editors and personal blogs. These themes are minimal, decent looking and SEO ready.

This is a growing list of free and creative WordPress themes for writers, storytellers and poets. All made with content in focus and a clutter free experience, are responsive and fully featured. Most of these are one column, mobile friendly and support fly-out menus, excellent typography and post-formats. Let’s have a look on them. ↓


Writ by Gaurav Tiwari is a simple but great WordPress theme with writers and poets in mind. It is easy to install and comes with a lightweight and minimalistic interface design. It is aimed to be completely content focused with optional sidebars, post formats, featured images and custom header. This SEO-friendly theme is perfect for you if you are a writer, blogger, or author.

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We Are Writers 

We Are Writers is a great theme made with clean code and thus will not lag your website. Its classic and minimal layout design is also great for writers and bloggers alike. In addition, the theme offers unique features for affiliate marketing and is highly responsive and SEO-friendly. With this multipurpose theme, you can write about food, travel, fashion, lifestyle, reviews, products, and entertainment. We Are Writers is also compatible with all kinds of devices for both Apple and Android.

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Redio Writers 

Redio Writers (not a typo) is yet another highly responsive, modern, and SEO-optimized theme that you can use on your WP website. It is especially great for writers, bloggers, and authors. The theme also comes with space to put advertisements too. On top of everything, Redio Writers works with Page builders.

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Katib Writers

Katib Writers offers writers a sleek, elegant, and well-structured design for their WP websites so that they can write about anything neatly. It is multipurpose as many journalists, bloggers, e-magazines, tutorials, reviewers use it. This fully responsive theme comes with cross-browser compatibility so that your site can reach a broader spectrum of audiences. Also, it is customizable and SEO-optimized. 

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The Writers Blog 

The Writers Blog is a classic and versatile theme that any writer or blogger can implement on their website. It is a multipurpose theme and can also be used as a bookmark, editorial, Podcast, book publisher, personal blog, landing page, Book Reviewer, and much more. It also lets you customize its colors, header, logo, and menu. The Writers Blog is transition ready too, and you can impact your audience profoundly by including other languages like Chinese, Arabic, German and Spanish.

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SEO Writers Blogily 

It is the child theme of Writers Blogily and comes with heavy modifications. This SEO-friendly and responsive blog is made just for any informative or creative website. Writers can easily showcase their skills amidst its clean layout. Also, due to its neat code, your website will never lag and will load quickly. It is also customized, keeping affiliate marketing into account so that you can put programs like Google AdSense into your website. It is a multipurpose theme and has features like SEO optimization and Pagebuilder support.

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Telegram is a clean and responsive theme with a multi-layout categorized as a magazine/newspaper theme. You can use it for online magazines, newspapers, bloggers, informative sites, educational websites, content writers, editors, journalists, publishing units, etc. It is optimized with cross-browser compatibility and is the translation and RTL (right to left language) ready. This theme also offers a demo so that you can see it for yourself.

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SimpleBasics is a highly responsive and intuitive WP theme that is made especially for writers and bloggers. It offers a clean and elegant look to your website, which is excellent for writers as it lets readers focus on the site content. It loads swiftly and is SEO optimized too so that more people can discover your writing. Also, it contains sidebars where you can put widgets, Adsense affiliate links, and other things. Altogether, the theme is great and is highly viewer-friendly.

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Simple Press

Simple Press by Avid Themes is a great way to boost your website’s value by making it a viewer’s favorite. These days cluster free simple and sophisticated websites are highly preferred as it lets the visitors focus on the information present on the site. The theme is highly customizable, and you can adjust sidebars, blog layouts, website width, and much more with it. It is an excellent theme for writers and bloggers to implement on their websites.

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Publishers offered by Bryan Hadaway is a theme best suited for publishers like magazines, blogs, and others. The theme has everything a writer can need on their website. It is accessible ready, and you can customize the logo, menu, colors, and layout of your website with it. You can even put featured images on your website with it. To get the best out of the plugin, do install its companion plugin (

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Intergalactic – 2 WordPress Theme

Intergalactic is a visually brilliant content focused WordPress theme with one column layout and a slide-out menu. Beautifully decorated with featured images, this theme is perfect for story tellers and personal bloggers.


Custom Background, Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, RTL Language Support, Sticky Post, Featured Image Header, Featured Images, Flexible Header, Accessibility Ready, Threaded Comments, Site Logo, Author Bio, Blog Excerpts, Social Menu


Ryu is a bold and clean WordPress theme with big fonts and excellent readability. Slide-out menus and widgets keep distraction out from the reading. Ryu’s typeface is nicely supported by a clean white background. Post format support, profile photo on top and social links make it ideal for personal bloggers.


Custom Background, Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, RTL Language Support, Sticky Post, Featured Images, Post Formats, Flexible Header


Editor is another bold and beautiful theme for content writers. Integrated with plenty of features and minimal design, this theme can be your first choice for a non-fiction writing blog.


Custom Background, Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, RTL Language Support, Sticky Post, Featured Images, Post Formats, Flexible Header


Want to show nothing but your content with a beautiful background? Singl will be a good fit for it.

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Runo Lite

Runo Lite is a free One column, responsive and readable WordPress theme by La&La. Completely focused on content, Runo Lite was once my favorite WordPress theme. Simplicity is the creativity in Runo.

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BushWick is a colorful blog theme for personal bloggers and writers. With a responsive header on left half of blog, you can allow your readers to focus on right at your blogpost… like a colorful magazine article.

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Ported from Tumblr theme with same name, Manifest is the simplest WordPress theme ever. This one column WordPress theme with centered content and beautiful typography will make sure that your reader doesn’t focus anywhere else.


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  1. Wow, wonderful themes, just loved them all, I am a poet and going to have these for sure, thank you so much for great templates.

    Veena, UK

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