From Sardinia To The Sangre De Cristo Mountains: How Travel Influenced The Writings of D.H. Lawrence

by Gina Buonaguro “Comes over one an absolute necessity to move.” If one quotation could sum up a person’s life, […]

The Beat Hotel: American Writers in Paris, 1957-1963

By Matthew Nilsson Standing on the shores of Paris’ Left Bank, tucked away on Rue Gît-le-Cœur, I check my map, […]

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 […]

Christmas by the Book: Literature to Make Your Heart Grow Three Sizes

By Amanda Festa Some of my favorite memories of childhood are of the holiday season.  Sparkling twinkle lights decorating houses, […]

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 […]

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, […]