If you've ever written a love poem, seen a horror movie, or enjoyed a murder mystery novel then you have experienced a part of popular culture inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. In fact, he is still influencing popular culture 160 years after his death. Locked door murders, romantic poetry, and trips to the moon are just part of who Poe was and what he wrote.
Activities in this section of the website will introduce you to Poe's life and works. Watch one of Poe's stories brought to life or solve the mystery of his death. Check out the links below to learn more and submit your own theory about Poe's untimely demise.