1. This program begins with an introduction to the life and literature of Edgar Allan Poe
2. This program will highlight the lives of Eliza Poe, Elmira Royster Shelton, Virginia Clemm Poe, Frances Sargent Osgood, and the many women who influenced and inspired Poe.
3. This program will include poetry and short stories written for and/or inspired by these women.
Attendees will leave this program with a better understanding of the lives of the women who influnced Poe and their impact on the literature he created.