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Poe Toaster redux: It’s all about the money

Faux Poe ~ What’s wrong with this picture? (Anthony C. Hayes) The plan recently announced by the Maryland Historical Society to “revitalize” the Poe Toaster is an appallingly bad idea. MHS, along with Poe Baltimore and Westminster Hall and Burying […]

Poe Toaster redux: It’s all about the money

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Faux Poe ~ What’s wrong with this picture? (Anthony C. Hayes) The plan recently announced by the Maryland Historical Society to “revitalize” the Poe Toaster is an appallingly bad idea. MHS, along with Poe Baltimore and Westminster Hall and Burying […]

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Baltimore’s love affair with Edgar Allan Poe (Part Two)

Flowers for Poe (Lauren Molander) The second of a two-part interview with Poe scholar Richard Kopley October 7 marks 166 years since the death of beloved Master of Horror, Edgar Allan

Poe Society holds annual lecture at new location

Scott Chancellor presenting his take on Pym at the 93rd Annual Commemorative Edgar Allan Poe Lecture. Edgar Allan Poe – arguably the greatest writer in American history – died and

Vincent van Gogh and the ‘Roderick Usher’ Syndrome

In a recent article it was argued that Edgar Allan Poe and his wife Virginia suffered from chronic poisoning by illuminating gas, when they lived in New York City

Edgar Allan Poe’s Baltimore

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from the new book, Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore. The book, with text by author David F. Gaylin (produced in partnership

Edgar Allan Poe’s vehement year in New York: Was he poisoned?

During his life Edgar Allan Poe lived twice in New York City. The second time, from April 1844 till May 1846, brought him great successes, but also many problems

Edgar Allan Poe: London’s claim on Baltimore’s greatest poet

Stoke Newington - Old Rectory (Public Domain) During Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial in 2009, a great debate raged between partisans in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore over which city had the

Edgar Allan Poe and his mysterious writings    

Editor's Note: This essay first appeared on MysteriousWritings.com. It is published with permission. The American poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the most influential writer in modern literature. Since

Edgar Allan Poe’s way of thinking science with Eureka

There’s much more to Edgar Allan Poe’s work than wistful poetry, cleverly sarchastic humor tales or short stories of unspeakable psychologic horror, not to mention the unraveling of intrincate

To the Dreamers I offer this Book of Truths: Edgar Allan Poe’s  lifelong quest for a livable world  

Was Edgar Allan Poe an alien? Many of his contemporaries seemed to think so, and so do quite a few people in Hollywood, apparently. And, yet, there is some

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