Edgar Allan Poe
January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849
Poe was my God of Fiction. I used to love the horrible and the grotesque–much more than I do now–and can recall tales of murderers, spirits, reincarnations, metempsychoses, and every shudder-producing device known to literature!
H. P. Lovecraft
Poe Cottage, Fordham, New York
Frank Belknap Long, H. P. Lovecraft and James F. Morton
April 11, 1922
H. P. Lovecraft also visited the Poe Cottage on September 23, 1924. This time with Samuel Loveman.
Today’s entry at the Interesting Literature blog is Five Fascinating Facts about Edgar Allan Poe. Other sites to visit include The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore and The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe in Richmond, Virginia.