Happy Birthday Mr. Poe!


In honor of Edgar Allan Poe’s upcoming birthday on January 19th, the folks over at the Huffington Post are wondering if the famous “Poe Toaster” will make his annual appearance at Poe’s grave to leave three roses and a bottle of cognac. The mysterious visitor has been notably absent the last three years.

Ashley Perez lives, writes, and causes trouble in Los Angeles. She has a strong affinity for tattoos, otters, cat mystery books, and actual cats, but has mixed feelings about pants. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She runs the literary site Arts Collide and does work of all varieties for Women Who Submit, Entropy, Jaded Ibis Press, and Why There Are Words. You can find her on Twitter at @ArtsCollide. More from this author →