Hemingway in the Snow

Hemingway’s tracks in the snow are easy to follow. This was the Hemingway of the 20’s. Back from the Great War, Hemingway was still on his way. A reporter based in Paris for the Toronto Star.

A Brief History Of Edward Gorey’s Creepy Cape Cod

by David Silon Cape Cod has a history going back four hundred years, that is, if you’re not counting the […]

At Shelley’s Grave: The Ineffable Calico Cat at il Cimitero Straniero

So I said, most impractically, to the obliging calico cat with yellow eyes, as we turned to depart the old Protestant Cemetery, that walled oasis of green quietude in the midst of hurried, cacophonous Rome.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula in Whitby

by Bruce Holmes   But, strangest of all, the very instant the shore was touched, an immense dog  sprang up […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Yasnaya Polyana Home of Leo Tolstoy

As the Yorkshire surroundings of Emily Bronte’s birthplace influenced Wuthering Heights, and Charlotte Bronte’s hardships at a stern high school […]

Pablo Neruda’s Isla Negra

by Monique Filsnol “A Single Drop Lucid and Heavy.” A French admirer of Pablo Neruda visits his Isla Negra in […]