Walk in the footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe in Charleston for Halloween.
Interviews with Ron Rash and Paul Theroux, the search for the next Poe Toaster, literary monsters, plus the Southern Festival of Books this weekend & new fiction. Happy Literary Friday!
"Poe's Cabinet of Curiosities" focuses on the unusual, the unseen and the uncanny items in the museum's 93-year collection.
A cursed plantation, final secrets from our 'Silent Sister' readalong, books that go bump in the night, the new Southern Gothic, Louisiana Book Festival this weekend and new fiction about a wolf boy. Happy Halloween!
Save the Date for Wiley Cash, reading Faulkner & Flannery and highlights from the Real Housewives of Yoknapatawpha County in Literary News, #readwomen2014 in Social Media, Zora! Festival in Literary Events and an essay on home improvement by Michael Farris Smith. Happy Literary Friday!
Fall/Winter Reading List giveaway, an essay by Susan Rebecca White, investigating Edgar Allan Poe and a clip from Franco's As I Lay Dying. Southern Festival of Books this weekend in Literary Events, plus new poetry and fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
by H.D. Whatley
From Charleston we drove south on I-95
Through the state of Georgia, where Mr. Allman ate a peach.
And just past the Florida border
Is a little place called Fernandina Beach
Episode 2 of Fox's new show "The Following" was infused with even more Edgar Allan Poe-inspired violence and murder on Monday in what could be interpreted as an all-out tribute to the author, but is it?
With a literary theme centering around Edgar Allan Poe, "The Following," starring Kevin Bacon, premieres on Fox tonight.
You might think Edgar Allan Poe's birthday would be in October, but it's not. The master of macabre was born smack dab in the middle of winter on January 19.