“No name in the American poetical world is more firmly established than that of Fitz-Greene Halleck.” — Edgar Allan Poe I first wrote about Fitz-Greene Halleck back in April, which you can read here. Halleck hailed from Guilford, CT,… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
I recently visited Whitlock’s Book Barn with my Book Cougars buddy Emily. This was a first visit for both of us. Whitlock’s has been in business since 1948. Meg, the manager, told us a little history of the place. There’s… Read More ›