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EDITORIAL NOTICES Edgar Allan Poe Review Call for Richard Wilbur Letters For an article on how Richard Wilbur has influenced Poe scholarship, Beverly Peterson, Assistant Professor of English at Penn State Fayette, seeks copies of letters written by Wilbur in which he discusses Poe. Mr. Wilbur has granted his permission for this project. Please send letters to Dr. Peterson at P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401. Richard P. Benton Memorial Information With the death of Richard P. Benton on 14 December 1999, Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism lost a much-valued editorial board member, one who had been with the journal since its founding by G. R. Thompson as Poe Newsletter in 1968. For a formal memorial in the journal, the current editor invites those who knew Dick Benton, and the many who benefitted from his scholarly work and support, to forward memories and appreciations to . Attention is called to the eloquent acknowledgment by Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV of Benton’s contributions to Poe studies generally in the first issue of the Edgar Allan Poe Review. Call for Papers The Science Fiction Research Association solicits papers, paper proposals, and panel proposals from scholars interested in any aspect of science fiction for its 2001 conference, “Science Fiction in the Next Millennium: Looking Forward While Remembering the Past,” 24-27 May, Schenectady, NY. The conference will focus on prospects for science fiction and its historical roots. Topics that demonstrate science fiction’s connection to, and relevance for, other disciplinary studies are particularly welcome, as are papers on the guests of honor (C. J. Cherryh, David Weber, Jane Yolen, and Vincent Di Fate). Proposals in the form of 250-word abstracts for panels and for 20-minute papers may be sent, prior to 15 March 2001, to Barbara Chepaitis, Programming Chairman, SFRA 2001, 19 Hillside Ave., Schenectady, NY 12308, or by e-mail to . For additional information, consult the SFRA Web site at . The Edgar Allan Poe Review (formerly The PSA Newsletter), sponsored by the Poe Studies Association and published biannually, invites submission of scholarly essays on Poe, his work and influence . Newsworthy items related to Poe are also solicited . All submissions should be sent to Barbara Cantalupo, Editor, The Edgar Allan Poe Review, 8380 Mohr Lane, Fogelsville, PA 18051-9999, by e-mail to , or by fax to 610-2855220 . Electronic submissions and/or disks are encouraged ; images should be sent as JPEG or TIFF files or as hard copy. Subscriptions to the journal, which come with membership in the Poe Studies Association, are $12/year. Send checks, payable to the Poe Studies Association, to Roberta Sharp, Secretary-Treasurer, PSA, 1010 Rosemary Lane, La Verne, CA 91750. Gordian Press Subscriber Discounts The Gordian Press, Inc., is offering subscribers to Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism a 25 percent discount on all volumes of Burton R. Pollin’s Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Volume 1, The Imaginary Voyages: Pym, “Hans Pfaall” [and] “Julius Rodman, ” available in a newly printed, corrected edition; Volume 2, The Brevities; and Volume 5, The Southern Literary Messenger, the newest addition to the series, carry a list price of $75.00 and are available to subscribers at $57.25 each. Volumes 3 and 4 of the edition (The Broadway Journal), with a list price of $100.00, may be purchased as a set for $75.00. Pollin’s Word Index to Poe’s Fiction is offered for $30.00 (a special price of $25.00 is available when the Index is ordered with any of the volumes of the Collected Writings). All orders are shipped postage-paid. Orders should be sent to The Gordian Press, P. 0.Box 40304, Staten Island , NY 10304. Please mention this discount offer when ordering. 77 ...


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