Fundraiser for Poe House with Author Steve Berry

Best-selling Thriller Writer Steve Berry to Help Save Literary Landmark Poe House in Baltimore

The New York Times and No.1 international best-selling author Steve Berry will be the featured speaker at a fundraising event on May 22 to help preserve the Poe House and celebrate its reopening on May 24.

The “Thrillermaster Steve Berry Honors the Father of All Thrillers, Edgar Allan Poe” keynote begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). Berry will discuss how history inspires the most compelling fiction. A book signing will follow. Copies of Berry’s latest novel,The Lincoln Myth,” will be available for purchase on-site. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students with ID.

Tickets are also available for a special pre-event “Meet and Greet” reception, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., where guests will have the opportunity to talk with the best-selling novelist. Tickets for this reception, which include a copy of the book and admission to the 7 p.m. event, are $125 per person.Proceeds from the event will go to Poe Baltimore, Inc., and the Edgar Allan Poe House. Both events will be held at the B&O Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt Street. Free parking is available. Tickets are available for purchase online at