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The Saturday Visiter Awards are presented by Poe Baltimore to recognize a new generation of artists continuing Edgar Allan Poe’s legacy in the arts and literature around the world.  The prizes celebrate media, art, performance and writing that adapts or is inspired by Poe’s life and works. 


Though he was not wealthy in his lifetime, Edgar Allan Poe was the first American writer to support himself entirely by his pen. The Saturday Visiter was the name—and spelling—of a local periodical that held a contest for poetry and short stories. Poe won the award for his short story “MS Found in a Bottle” (which he wrote at Poe House.) The Saturday Visiter Awards are named after the prize a young Edgar Allan Poe won while he lived in Baltimore which helped to launch the famed writer’s career. 


Saturday Visiter Awards are presented in two categories: works that adapt Poe’s life or writing (including biography, or true adaptations of his poetry or prose), and original works that are inspired by Poe’s life or writing. In addition, important "Poe Places", including The Poe Museum(Richmond, VA) ,  The Poe Cottage (the Bronx NYC) and Poe House (Baltimore , MD) will highlight exceptional entries specific to their region. The awards are presented every October at the annual International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards in Baltimore, Maryland. 


Poe Baltimore is a nonprofit  organization created to fund, maintain and interpret The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, and to celebrate the legacy of one of Baltimore’s most famous residents. The organization is dedicated to maintaining the museum as a vibrant experience for the thousands of visitors who come from around the world each year, and as part of a broader mission of city-wide events and educational opportunities celebrating Poe’s legacy in Baltimore and beyond.  

2023 Saturday Visiter Awards winners

The Official Winners for the 2023 Saturday 'Visiter' Awards were announced during the Black Cat Ball the night of Saturday, October 7th, 2023, at Westminster Hall in Baltimore, Maryland. Keynote remarks were delivered by guest-of-honor award-winning filmmaker and writer, Rodney Barnes,and the Awards presented by Enrica Jang, awards administrator and Executive Director of Poe Baltimore, Poe Baltimore Board President, Hurst Hessey.

Three awards were presented in each of two categories. Winners were presented a prize medal and certificate of recognition.  


Congratulations to the 2023 Saturday Visiter Awards winners


“Adaptations of E.A. Poe’s Life or Works” Category


  • Mediabook: Edgar – Poe, by Shadows' Night a.s.b.l. & ShadoWhisperS

  • Alone, by Phyto Stratis

  • Tell-Tale Heart, by PoeMovies



“Original Works Inspired by E.A. Poe’s Life and Writing” Category


  • A Different Kind of Nazar, by Amira Ahmad

  • The Ghosts of Nevermore-A Collection of Poetry, Prose, & Short Stories Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, by Trisha Leigh Shufelt

  • My Soul's Destiny, by Jennifer Christiansen, Ed.S.

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Revue - Novembre 2023

International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards in Baltimore (USA)

Saturday 'Visiter' Awards 2023

Avec le soutien de nos partenaires et sponsors


André Losch Fondation

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Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse


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Shadow's Edge

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Fonds Culturel National Luxembourg


Fonds Culturel National



La Ligue Luxembourgeoise d’Hygiène Mentale


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10 - 17 octobre 2022



Lycée Technique pour les Professions de la Santé


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Administration Communale de Sanem



Service de Coordination de la Recherche et de l'innovation pédagogiques et technologiques


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Club des Lions

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Arts Council Luxembourg

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