This episode has 2 guests, Eliza Poe, the mother of Edgar Allan Poe and Debbie Phillips. Eliza Poe discusses her life. Debbie Phillips, who is the Director of Operations for Richmond Discoveries and has developed a program called the Life and Times of Eliza Poe, and has been a clue on Jeopardy.
Eliza’s son Edgar is discussed on episode 2 found here.
This is a conversation about Richmonder, Edgar Allan Poe with Chris Semtner, the curator of the Poe Museum in Richmond, VA. In the conversation Poe becomes a human and not the caricature that most people know as Poe.