“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.” — Edgar Allan Poe

Grave-side chat with Lynn Cullen, author of “Mrs. Poe”

Discussion with bestselling author, Lynn Cullen, who wrote the novel "Mrs. Poe" inspired by the rumored extra-marital affair between Edgar Allan Poe and the writer, Frances Osgood. What did Virginia know? How did this affair of the heart (and perhaps more) impact her last days of marriage to Poe before her premature death in 1847? Preview of our penultimate session in the Virginia Poe Bicentennial Discussion Series, "MARRIAGE: Public Scandals & Private Tragedies of Mr. and Mrs. Poe"