What is Your Personal Legend?

This year we are asking people to write about their “Personal Legend.” Each year I think everyone evaluates their life […]

Chilling Out with Charles Dickens

It’s the borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, in southwest London, and it’s still a place for leisure and pleasure today. Walking round places in the borough associated with the author, it’s easy to imagine Dickens enjoying himself here.

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 […]

Who Wrote ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas? A Literary Debate

by Jennifer Ciotta Immersed in the Christmas season and living in New York, I’ve engaged in the typical Big Apple […]

Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: Interview with Performer Mike Randall

By Carly Cassano Did you know Charles Dickens traveled throughout Europe and the Americas performing an edited version of his […]

Becoming Dostoyevsky in St. Petersburg, Russia

Dostoyevsky was fond of crossroads, where stories are found in the foot traffic. Though he never owned or stayed longer than three years in any one apartment, he usually lived at crossroads.

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 […]