Archive for September, 2021


Each year, the Poe Studies Association’s J. Lasley Dameron Award honours an outstanding essay collection or bibliography in the field of Edgar Allan Poe studies. For 2020, I am pleased to report that the award went to the essay collection:

Emron Esplin and Margarida Vale do Gato (eds.), Anthologizing Poe: Editions, Translations and (Trans)National Canons, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Lehigh University Presss / Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020,– details at:

This volume includes my chapter:

‘Popular Poe Anthologies in the United Kingdom and France’ (pp. 277-292)

(see my blog entry from 26 August 2020 at:

I am delighted at this award, as I am sure the editors and fellow collaborators are too!