The Museum Collection

Southern Literary Messenger for April 1835

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Creator: Thomas W. White, Editor
Date: 1835
Format: Magazine
Collection: Poe Foundation, Inc.
Publisher: Thomas W. White
Place of Publication: Richmond
Publish Date: April 1835


Poe began his career in journalism with Richmond's Southern Literary Messenger. The April 1835 issue contains the first printing of his short story "Morella" as well of his reveiw of Osbourne's Confessions of a Poet. It was as a literary critic that Poe first established a national reputation.