Reading Reads Annual Literary Festival Features Edgar Allan Poe

Today marks the beginning of the 4th Annual READING READS Greater Reading Literary Festival, which lasts throughout the month of October in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

This evening’s opening event is The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe. Festivities start tonight (Thursday) October 1, 2009 at 7:13 p.m. The public is welcomed to join in the fun at The Miller Center for the Arts Reading Area Community College at Second and Penn Streets in Reading, Pennsylvania.  This presentation features Special Guest Speaker Dr. Barbara Cantalupo, Editor of The Edgar Allan Poe Review.

Next week, join fellow literature-lovers on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 for the Remembering Edgar Allan Poe on his “Deathday” at Reading’s landmark Pagoda.  Join in for the “Unhappy Hour” at 6:13 pm, and stay for readings of Poe’s works, as well as tales of local ghosts and legends.


Reading Reads is a month-long annual literary event held during the month of October in Reading, Pennsylvania.  Be on the look out for fellow Pennwriters members who join in the fun each year!

Are you a Pennwriters member who is planning to attend Reading Reads?  Contact us and share your experiences here at the Pennwriters Area 6 blog!


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