Poe's writing and career
By: Madison Fritz

-Edgar Allan Poe was an poet, american writer, editor and literary critic.Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners and he is the inventor of the detective-fiction genre.In 1831 Poe went to New York where he got some of his poetry published.Poe submitted a lot of stories to a large amount of magazines but they all got rejected.-When Poe didn’t have any money or job, he won with one his writings to be the editor of a newspaper which helped him out a tad.Poe worked for Graham’s. When 2 years came around, he got to publish one of his first detective stories. Poe left Graham’s and decided he wanted to make his one magazines.

Poe's books

These aren't all of Edgar Allen Poe's stories, but these are some. Some of his books are.... The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death,The Tell-tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, ext. The first book he got published was called, Tamerlane and Other Poems, which was in 1827. He also had joined the army around that time too. The second amount of books he published was in 1829, and that was Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems. He succeeded at studies at West Point. After the academy, he started writing FULL time instead of just in his free time.