Chris Semtner will explore connections between Hanover Tavern, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Sarah Elmira Shelton House in Ashland as part of his talk on November 14. Chris Semtner is an internationally exhibited artist, author, and curator who lectures about art and literature to schools, universities, libraries, conventions, and art groups throughout the United States. In addition to his visual art, Semtner has written, co-written, or edited ten books on Edgar Allan Poe, art, popular culture, and history. His book Edgar Allan Poe’s Richmond (History Press, 2012) was nominated for a Virginia Literary Award.
This Hanover Tavern Speaker Series event is Free to the public.