Schedule a Talk, Book Signing, or Workshop

Upcoming Appearances

Hanover Tavern, Hanover, Virginia

November 14, 2017

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"The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe"

Orange County Public Library, Orlando FL, 2011


"Semtner gave some wonderful historical background about what death and mourning rites were like. He was a great public speaker with a sense of humor and clearly prepared for this lecture."

Read more and listen to audio here.

"Poe and Victorian Mourning"

Steampunk World's Fair, Piscataway NJ, 2015

(Blog and Audio)