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Picture Day

Today was picture day at school.  I, however, chose not to participate.  (In my defense, when the call came for teachers needing a picture made, I had a class.)  Instead of donning a skirt and a fancy shirt, I wore my capri pants with a shirt paying tribute to Edgar Allan Poe.  83 more words

Twists And Turns

Edgar Allan Poe - "Selected Tales"

Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. 220 more words

Mystery

Decode Poe

We’ve got a fun challenge for you today: Decode Poe.

Cryptograms were widely used during the Victorian era to protect information via secret messages. Letters and messages were encrypted to ensure secrecy in communications.   142 more words

Literacy Connects

Edgar Allan Poe: My Muse

He was a genius during his time and a literal artist who was misunderstood. He wrote about revenge, murder, and the plague to symbolize death. He just so happened to marry his first cousin Virginia Eliza Clemm who was the ripe age of 13 (oy vey). 505 more words

Poe Vs. Lovecraft Panel at FanExpo Toronto 2015

Sean Moreland will be joining influential Canadian writers/editors/anthologists Nancy Kilpatrick and Caro Soles on a panel at this year’s FanExpo Canada to talk about the relative scary-merits of Edgar Allan Poe and H. 104 more words

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