The Library of Congress has chosen Southern writer Charles Wright to serve as the nation’s next poet laureate beginning this fall.
A renowned poet, author and civil rights activist has died. Maya Angelou, with her unmistakenly regal voice, died at her home in North Carolina at the age of 86.
Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe House may not be open forevermore just yet, but the shuttered dwelling where the famed author and poet lived from 1833-1835 will once again open its doors to the public.
The home of Edgar Allan Poe shut its doors last year. But this weekend, visitors are getting a sneak peek of the refurbished national treasure.
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An honor society that bears the name of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s major works is planning to renovate the room where the renowned poet and mystery writer lived during his short stint as a student at the University of Virginia.