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Wear a Writer's Moustache For Movember - Posted November 10, 2014
November means Thanksgiving, NaNoWriMo, and Movember! The executives behind the Scribando website supports this global men's health movement by encouraging writers to take part. The compan... [GalleyCat]

'Epic Rap Battles of History' Video Pits Stephen King Vs. Edgar Allan Poe - Posted June 20, 2014
A new video on the "Epic Rap Battles of History" YouTube channel pits two horror masters against one another: The Shining author Stephen King vs. The Raven poet Edgar Allan Poe. In your opinion, who's the winner? Comedian Zach Sherwin p... [GalleyCat]

Edgar Allan Poe Statue to Be Installed in Boston - Posted April 25, 2014
The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston plans to reveal a statue of Poe in the city on October 05, 2014. This Stefanie Rocknak statue, made of clay and cast in bronze, will be installed at the intersection of Boylston Street and Charles Street South in what's known as "Poe Square." According... [GalleyCat]

'Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul' On View at The Morgan Library - Posted December 24, 2013
The Morgan Library has organized an exhibit called "Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul." The organizers collected almost one hundred items for this display. Visitors will see manuscripts, letters, and l... [GalleyCat]

James Carling's 'Raven' Illustrations on Kickstarter - Posted October 17, 2013
The Poe Museum hopes to raise $60,000 to preserve a collection of illustrations inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's beloved poem, "The Raven." The money will also be used to create and publish a coffee table-style book. According to ... [GalleyCat]

James Carling's 'Raven' Illustrations on Kickstarter - Posted October 16, 2013
The Poe Museum hopes to raise $60,000 to preserve a collection of illustrations inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's beloved poem, "The Raven." The money will also be used to create and publish a coffee table-style book. According to ... [semanticweb.com]

Enter Out of Print's 'Put a Poe On It' Contest - Posted October 8, 2013
Out of Print, a book-themed clothing merchant, is hosting the "Put a Poe On It" design contest. To enter, just ... [GalleyCat]

What Books Scared You As a Kid? - Posted July 11, 2013
What books scared you as a kid? Video blogger Vsauce created a great video called "Why Are Things Creepy?," exploring the nuances and science of scariness (video embedded above). Along the way, he cites the great Stephen King and shares a few scary books. Below, I collected free samples of books that scared... [GalleyCat]

What Books Scared You As a Kid? - Posted July 11, 2013
What books scared you as a kid? Video blogger Vsauce created a great video called "Why Are Things Creepy?," exploring the nuances and science of scariness (video embedded above). Along the way, he cites the great Stephen King and shares a few scary books. Below, I collected free samples of books that scared... [semanticweb.com]

How Rick Springfield Lost & Found His Signed Stephen King Book - Posted June 20, 2013
Back in the summer of 1981, rock star Rick Springfield met Stephen King--getting his first edition of Danse Macabre personally inscribed by one of his favorite writers. The horror novelist signed the bo... [GalleyCat]

Saturday Evening Post ?Hosts Great American Fiction Contest - Posted May 7, 2013
The Saturday Evening Post has launched the 2014 Great American Fiction Contest. One winner will receive $500 in prize money and publication in both the January/February 2014 edition of the magazine as well as the website. Five other writers will be selected as runners-up; they will also be published on the website... [GalleyCat]

Collaborate with William Shakespeare & Emily Dickinson Online - Posted March 15, 2013
  In a special Google Docs demonstration online, you can collaborate on a story with Charles Dickens, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Sh... [GalleyCat]

Free eBooks for Your New iPad, Kindle or Nook - Posted December 25, 2012
Readers around the globe have unwrapped new tablets and eReaders this holiday season. Below, we've included a long, long, long list of free and legal eBooks you can download right now for any device. Explore our Project Gutenberg lists and click "read this eBook online" to sample the book without downloading anything. If... [GalleyCat]

Writer Rumble Video Game Lets You Fight as a Famous Author - Posted November 30, 2012
The 99-cent Writer Rumble video game for iOS devices lets you play a famous writer and battle with word games. Characters include H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Alla... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Free eBooks for Halloween - Posted October 31, 2012
To celebrate Halloween and All Hallow's Read, we've rounded up 25 free horror books that you can download right now for your eReader, smartphone or tablet. Follow the links below to read... In 2010, novelist Neil Gaiman created the "All Hallow's Read," literary... [GalleyCat]

Free Edgar Allan Poe eBooks for Halloween - Posted October 12, 2012
Is the work of Edgar Allan Poe still scary today? Undoubtedly. We answered that question on New Hampshire Public Radio's Word of Mouth show... [GalleyCat]

Halloween Costumes Based on Books - Posted October 11, 2012
Halloween is almost here, and all GalleyCat readers should be planning their literary costume ideas. Below, we've collected five obsessive and brilliant costumes based on books or comic books. What's the best literary Halloween costume you've ever seen? Share all your ideas at the handy ... [semanticweb.com]

Halloween Costumes Based on Books - Posted October 11, 2012
Halloween is almost here, and all GalleyCat readers should be planning their literary costume ideas. Below, we've collected five obsessive and brilliant costumes based on books or comic books. What's the best literary Halloween costume you've ever seen? Share all your ideas at the handy ... [GalleyCat]

Halloween Costumes Based on Books - Posted October 11, 2012
Halloween is almost here, and all GalleyCat readers should be planning their literary costume ideas. Below, we've collected five obsessive and brilliant costumes based on books or comic books. What's the best literary Halloween costume you've ever seen? Share all your ideas at the handy ... [AllTwitter]

H. P. Lovecraft: 'Let every student read unceasingly the best writers' - Posted August 20, 2012
Today is the birthday of the late horror novelist H. P. Lovecraft. You can explore his life and work at The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society. In honor of Lovecraft's 122nd birthday, this GalleyCat editor ... [GalleyCat]

H. P. Lovecraft: 'Let every student read unceasingly the best writers' - Posted August 20, 2012
Today is the birthday of the late horror author H. P. Lovecraft. You can explore his life and work at The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society. In honor of Lovecraft's 122nd birthday, this GalleyCat editor ... [semanticweb.com]

5 Literary Adaptations to Look Forward to Next Year - Posted December 30, 2011
Hollywood has lots of new literary movies scheduled for 2012. Here are five upcoming literary movies to look forward to in the new year. Walt Disney Animation Studios will rerelease Beauty and the Beast in 3D. The film's story comes from Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont's version of the fairy tale called... [10,000 Words]

19th Century Bestselling Author 'Far Weirder' Than Edgar Allan Poe? - Posted June 1, 2011
Author Nicholas Rombes explored the life and writings of a forgotten bestselling author from the 19th Century in a recent essay at ... [GalleyCat]

2011 Edgar Award Winners Revealed - Posted April 29, 2011
The Mystery Writers of America have revealed the winners of this year's Edgar Awards. The annual prize is named after beloved writer Edgar Allan Poe, awarded to the best authors in the mystery genre since 1945. These awards recognize ... [GalleyCat]

'The Pale Blue Eye' To Be Adapted - Posted January 28, 2011
According to The Wrap, director Scott Cooper will helm a film adaptation of The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard. The Pale Blue Eye... [semanticweb.com]

Free Sherlock Holmes Audiobooks - Posted December 14, 2009
Just in time for the holiday release of a new Sherlock Holmes adaptation, AudioFile magazine will give readers a free collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories on audiobooks. To access the collection, readers need to sign up for the Audiofile... [GalleyCat]

Edgar Allan Parody - Posted September 1, 2009
Ever since he published "The Raven" in an 1845 edition of the New York Evening Mirror, Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem has been the target of endless tributes, imitations, and parodies. To celebrate the September 8 opening of a ... [GalleyCat]

The New Yorker Covers the 'Red Death' on Wall St. - Posted October 14, 2008
We're a bit late to this, but then again, there was no mail yesterday. Anyway, if someone were to make a time capsule of this stranger-than-fiction election year they would do well to include the New Yorker's covers along with SNL's Tina Fey, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New Yorker Covers the 'Red Death' on Wall St. - Posted October 14, 2008
We're a bit late to this, but then again, there was no mail yesterday. Anyway, if someone were to make a time capsule of this stranger-than-fiction election year they would do well to include the New Yorker's covers along with SNL's Tina Fey, ... [FishbowlNY]

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