Paul Mintz, Untitled (2009). Courtesy of the Artist.

At 11 West Mulberry Street in Baltimore, near the Enoch Pratt Free Library, a plaque rests on the worn face of a narrow old row house. As the plaque notes, Edgar Allan Poe was once “discovered” here, his...

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