Writer and journalist


February 19, 2020

So I'm writing the world's first ever self-help book based on the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe.

November 21, 2019

Here's my great big list of the all-time worst, most terrible insults ever directed at Edgar Allan Poe.

November 5, 2019

For an article I'm working on for The Millions, I did a little research into all the utterly TERRIBLE things that have been said about Poe over the years. It is what you call a rich vein.

October 9, 2019

In this interview with Parhelion Literary Magazine, I talk with nonfiction editor S.L. Brown and make the case for seeing Poe as an inspirational self-help guru.

September 29, 2019

Hey, a little announcement:  I'm starting a new newsletter which is called Poe Can Save Your Life and which is designed to help you lead your best Poe-inspired life.

July 3, 2019

Here's a really fun podcast interview I did with the brilliant folks of the F*cking Shakespeare podcast, out today wherever you get your podcasts.

May 22, 2019

I wrote an article about Edgar Allan Poe, Jordan Peele and diseases of privilege. Check it out.

March 18, 2019

If you can stop reading about her and watching things about her and listening to podcasts about her, then you are stronger than I am.

January 31, 2019

Here's some real talk about hustling on dreams vs. working for money.

October 26, 2018

This seems the right time of year to publish this thing, so here goes. P.S. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

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