We’ve got some great news for those of you interested in #NCTE19 tours!
NCTE has partnered with a tour provider in Baltimore to offer several exclusive local experiences that range from half to full days. There is still limited space available!
Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore—An Enduring Mystery
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe was not born in Baltimore, but he spent several years of his life in the city and, in fact, died there under very suspicious circumstances in 1849. This 4.5-hour tour retraces the enigmatic author’s time in Baltimore, including his final days.
Something to Write Home About!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
NEW—Sunday, November 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Baltimore has been home to legendary literary figures like Edgar Allan Poe, H. L. Mencken, and many others, as well as the setting for some well-known stories. This 6-hour tour explores some of the city’s literary connections.
H. L. Mencken—The Sage of Baltimore
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Henry Louis Mencken rose to fame during the early twentieth century as a newspaper columnist, social critic, and editor. He lived in Baltimore his entire life, and his experiences in the city helped shape his worldview. This 4-hour tour showcases some of the locales and neighborhoods Mencken would’ve frequented during his lifetime.
You can register for these events and pay the additional fees shown above at the same time you register for the Convention. If you have already registered and would like to add a Literary Tour, you can do so by visiting your registration zone (using the link sent to you when you first registered) and adding a Literary Tour (under Activities).
Hurry—Registration Ends Soon!