Great news -- the 2014 Maryland celebration of Dead Poets Remembrance Day will take place at Poe's grave in Baltimore, on Monday the 6th of October, starting at 6 PM
7 Maryland poets will present the work of: Josepehine Jacobsen, Michael Egan, Lucille Clifton and Roland Flint, and Internationally-acclaimed Poe scholar and Baltimorean, Jeff Jerome will give a special presentation on Poe's grave and the people who flock to visit it.
So mark your calendars now to come out for a great night of literary celebration at Baltimore's most-famous literary shrine. More details of the readers and the poets being read can be found here:
You won't have to wait until midnight this year to hear the very special presentation on Poe's grave by Jeff Jerome. 6 PM, Monday, October 6th, Dead Poets Remembrance Day. Event held AT POE"S GRAVE (all 3 of them!)
Hervey Allen, Sterling Brown, Vincent Godfey Burns (PL), Joe Cardarelli, Ebenezer Cook, Maria Briscoe Croker (PL), Michael Egan, Sister Maura Eichner, Dyane Fancey, David Franks, Josephine Jacobsen (US PL), Roland Henry Flint (PL), Francis Watkins Harper, Francis Scott Key, Ogden Nash, Sidney Lanier, Frank O’Hara, Dorothy Parker, Edward Pinkney, James Ryder Randall, Lizette Woodworth Reese, John Shaw, Gertrude Stein, Mattie Stepanek, Karl Shapiro, John Banister Tabb, Reed Whittemore (US PL).
Just in time for the 202nd Anniversary of Poe's Birthday we've posted six new videos related to Poe: his three burials, his ideas on aesthetics, some sources for his horror stories, the cemetery where "Helen" and the Allan family is buried, movie posters, and more.