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, along with some other Poe fans. New Hampshire’s Big Read project is sponsoring a month of Poe-related activities, follow this link to explore.

If you want to read Poe’s work for Halloween, we’ve linked to free eBook editions of his complete writings below–and check out the gorgeous edition of “The Raven,” illustrated by Gustave Dore (his art is pictured above).

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