Upcoming Appearances

Phantomcon, Colonial Heights VA

August 8, 2015

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The Big Read, Danville, Kentucky

September 2015

The Big Read, Amherst VA

September 2015

"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."


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"The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe"

Orange County Public Library, Orlando FL, 2011


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"Poe and Victorian Mourning"

Steampunk World's Fair, Piscataway NJ, 2015

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