AN INTERVIEW WITH ANTHOLOGY EDITOR ELLEN DATLOW
Anthology Sentinel: Ellen Datlow’s Reflections On Writing and the Work She Loves
By Matthew J. Bowerman Photo by Judith Clute
Editor's note: As we celebrate the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe this week, and as Poe often worked as an editor and critic, we were curious to know what a modern editor does, and so, here's Matthew Bowerman's interview with Bram Stoker Award-winner Ellen Datlow.
Imagine her tightly hemmed in on all sides by ancient mysteries and secret curses, occasionally channeling words from the Necronomicon, while unknown, violent terrors lean over her unassuming shoulders and computerized creatures breach the cracks between manuscript sentences and slither their way over the keys of her computer; whirling images of unspeakable dimensions and mechanized steel beasts hurtling over the stacks of her books and pencils, notes and sleepy-eyed cats…
Show Us Your Poe Face
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Are you a Poecasso? If so, jump on over to our facebook page and post your drawings, sculptures and paintings and show your stuff!
Portraits of The First Person Narrator (that’d be Poe!), illustrations of --or inspired by-- his work—all are welcome! And please tell us something about yourself, what inspired you, what medium your work is in, and links to your websites to see more of your stuff!
2012 POE BIRTHDAY EVENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY
As we launch Poe-Palooza this week here at Monsterpalooza Magazine, celebrating the life and work of the great American author Edgar A. Poe, we thought we’d share with you some of the great events happening around the US celebrating his 203rd birthday!