The Date Approaches: Poe Statue in Boston

'Poe Returning to Boston'/ Image via Stefanie Rocknak

‘Poe Returning to Boston’/ Image via Stefanie Rocknak

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, if you are in Boston you’ve probably heard about the new Edgar Allan Poe statue that will be revealed on October 5th, at the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South (near the Four Seasons Hotel). You can read more about the efforts of the Edgar Allan Poe Foundation to make this dream a reality, and about the dedication ceremony, in this BostonInno article.

Get excited! Boston has ignored many of its more recent literary ancestors for too long (move the hell over, Thoreau). Now if we could get some kind of Nabokov memorial set up in Cambridge, that would be swell…

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