A Harry Potter State of Mind in Winter Alaska

by Melissa Mapes The afternoon sun, bright but ephemeral, reflected off the snow, giving the expanse of Cook Inlet and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

IPEVO SuperCharger: The Multi-Tasking Traveler’s New Best Friend

By Antoinette Weil We at Literary Traveler worship books, and as such I don’t think any of us would admit […]

Ode to England Inspired by Kazuo Ishiguro

by Zoe Smith “Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The […]

Ponies & Tranquility, Jane Austen’s New Forest

by Janet Halliday Trees in thick green leaf fuzz the banks of the Beaulieu River. The foliage wall is pierced […]

Jane Austen, A Beloved Friend in Chawton

by Helen Palmer It took a life-threatening illness and months of enforced convalescence to finally arrive at the home of […]