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Tag Archives: Edgar Allan Poe

Last night’s Opening

Although, it was a chilly March night, we were so happy to greet many familiar and new faces! The turn-out was fantastic, many dressed-up (which made me very happy!) and … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Best Dressed Contest for: “Those Who Dream by Day”

For those who’ve been following our Facebook, you know that we’re holding an impromptu contest. We’re asking visitors to come dressed in dandy/steampunk/neo-Victorian style or inspired. We’ll be silently inspecting … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Berenice”: A love for Teeth

First publlished in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1835, Berenice is one of Poe’s most violent horror stories, yet, unlike his contemporary gothic fiction writers, Poe only implies the violence … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Poe of the Day”: Blackwood Article

How to write a Blackwood Article is one of the few attempts of Poe at humour, great dark humour, that is! Normally paired with it’s prequel, The Predicament, it tells … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Today’s Poe Feature: “Ligeia”

The beautifully hand cut artwork titled “Ligeia” by Brighton-based artist, Seiko Kato is a glimpse into Poe’s haunting supernatural tale of undying love ….. An unnamed narrator describes the story … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


Finally !!!! On the 15th of March, we’re celebrating the revival of the godfather of all things beautifully grotesque, Edgar Allan Poe. Recently, Poe’s ghost has peered into the minds … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment