Edgar Allan Poe

In a Smile of Peculiar Meaning: Edgar Allan Poe’s “Berenice”

In 1835, the Southern Literary Messenger published a short story so shocking, so graphic and ghastly, that outraged letters poured into the office of editor Thomas W. White. Written by a relatively unknown Edgar Allan Poe, the story, Berenice, tells of Egaeus, a young man of family and… Read More ›


“The Sleeper” by Edgar Allan Poe

At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top, Steal drowsily and musically Into… Read More ›


I Feel Like I Shouldn’t Encourage This: Epic Horror Rap Battle

And yet how could I not share a Stephen King/Edgar Allan Poe face off, kittens? Bonus points to whoever can list the most book references from the video in the comments below! Related Posts: – There’s Something Wrong in Derry: “The Sleepover”… Read More ›