Witches, Gables and ‘Haunted Happenings’: A Visit to Salem

By Amanda Festa With Halloween quickly approaching, here at Literary Traveler, we have really gotten into the spirit of the […]

I Am Providence: The City that Made H.P. Lovecraft

by Robert Anasi I never can be tied to raw new things, For I first saw the light in an […]

Shirley Jackson’s Outsider Perspective of Bennington, Vermont

by Katy Kelleher Leaf season had already peaked and the famous green mountains had faded to a burnished gold. The […]

Literary Halloween – Part I: 5 Costumes with Character

By Jessica Monk Halloween, I confess: I’ve failed you. My costumes have been offbeat, inappropriate, and dangerously conceptual. Being a […]

Literary Halloween – Part II: 10 Couples Costumes for Book Lovers

By Amanda Festa Couples costumes can be hard to pull off. They require the perfect mix of chemistry, good humor, […]

Loving Poetry with Robert Pinsky’s Singing School

By Caitlin O’Hara On love, on grief, on every human thing, Time sprinkles Lethe’s water with his wing. -Walter Savage […]

Looking back: Wharton, Fitzgerald, and Ourselves

By Caitlin O’Hara Think of favorite endings of books that really resonate: Levin and his revelation towards goodness at the end […]

CUBA – WHAT NOW? WHAT NEXT?

Destination: Cuba Dates: April 13-24, 2016 For more information on this trip please contact Literary Traveler. 1-855-LIT-TRVL Readings: Secret Inventory of Havana […]

Holden Caulfield in Winter Manhattan

by Jennifer Ciotta,   Holden Caulfield generates so much inspirational buzz, he needs no introduction.  This immortal character, star of […]

The Real Story Behind Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

By Paul Millward, “A Merry Christmas, uncle! God save you!” says Fred to Scrooge in the opening pages of A […]