Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

About Edgar Allan Poe:

Edgar Allan Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

Author Bio

  • NameEdgar Allan Poe
  • DescriptionAmerican author, poet, editor and literary critic
  • AliasesPoe
  • BornJanuary 19, 1809
  • DiedOctober 7, 1849
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer; Essayist; Literary Critic