"Poe House Presents" Author Series & Virtual Tour (pay-what-you-can), Online, Sunday, 10. May 2020

The Poe House Presents reading series & virtual tour. Join Maryland authors for live readings of Poe, excerpts of their own work, plus Q&A.

About this Event

Our Poe House Presents author series has moved online! Join us every second Sunday of the month as we present Maryland authors for live readings of selected excerpts from Poe's short stories or poems, presentations of the author's own written works, followed by author-led Q&A discussion. Attendees can also choose to stay after the reading for live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.

Each virtual reading is led by the month's guest author. Attendees may stay after the reading for a virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum. Each live session has limited seats to encourage interactive discussion and questions for the author, and to personalize the session for the group.

  • Introduction by Poe House museum Director
  • Live reading of selected excerpt of Edgar Allan Poe works
  • Live reading by featured Maryland Author
  • Author Q & A
  • (optional) Guided Virtual Walk-thru of Poe House via GoPro

In May, Poe House Presents: Leslie Gray Streeter

Leslie Gray Streeter will read Poe’s poem, “The Bells“, as well as excerpts from her memoir, Black Widow.

Leslie Gray Streeter is a proud native of Baltimore City born just down the street at Mercy Hospital. A graduate of Baltimore City College High School and the University of Maryland at College Park, she is an author and journalist currently writing for the Palm Beach Post. Her memoir Black Widow was released in March. She is the proud mother of Brooks Robinson Streeter-Zervitz, because Baltimore.


Check back for upcoming authors TBA! All sessions are led online by a live author and museum docent via the Zoom conferencing platform. This series is offered on a Pay-What-You-Can basis. All proceeds benefit the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, to help keep Poe's chamber door open to visitors.


LIMITED SESSIONS AVAILABLE. At this time transcription and/or sign-language services are not available. Readings and tours are conducted in English.

Please note: All tours are conducted online via Zoom conferencing; Poe House itself is closed to visitors. More virtual tours of Poe House sans reading are offered weekly. Visit http://VirtualPoeHouseTour2020.eventbrite.com for tour dates and times.


Sunday, 10. May 2020, Online, "Poe House Presents" Author Series & Virtual Tour (pay-what-you-can)

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