Posts Tagged ‘Edgar Allan Poe’

Edgar Allan Poe Commemorative Stamp

In 2009, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, one of America’s most extraordinary poets and fiction writers. For more than a century and a half, Poe and his works have been praised by admirers around the world, including English poet laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, who dubbed […]


Edgar Allan Poe Bicentennial

It’s the year of Edgar Allan Poe. January 19th is the 200th anniversary of Poe’s birth, and in four East Coast cities with connections to the scribe the occasion is being heralded in a big way. This week Boston College is holding a two-night celebration called The Raven Returns to Boston. (Poe was born in […]