Daniel Stashower (The Beautiful Cigar Girl) and Louis Bayard (The Pale Blue Eye) present a fun- and fact-filled program that explores the mysteries of Poe's biography and the challenges of writing about his life. The program will include a one-day mini-exhibition of Poe ephemera from the Library of Virginia's collections and from the special collections of the Poe Museum, presented by Tom Camden (Library of Virginia's director of Special Collections) and Chris Semtner (Poe Museum curator). The program will conclude with an optional visit to the Poe Museum for a tour and performance. To register, please visit www.literaryva.com or call Kat Spears at 804.692.3620.
Cost: $20 for program and lunch ($7 additional for Poe Museum visit and performance)