Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most important and influential writers of the 19th century and is best known as the Master of Macabre and the Father of the Detective Story.
Read a short biography of the man whose works influenced some of the most famous modern writers, including Arthur Conan Doyle, Fyodor Dostoevsky, George Bernard Shaw, and H.G. Wells.
Visit the museum dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
And to get more familiar with his writings, visit this page.
Edgar Allan Poe was a literary pioneer. Read more about his major influence in contemporary literature as the Master of Macabre and the Father of the Detective Story.