S.J. Chambers is an articles editor for Strange Horizons.Â Not only has her work appeared in that fine forum, but also Tor.com, Fantasy, Bookslut, and The Baltimore Sun’s Read Street Blog.Â She is also currently working with Jeff as his Master Archivist for The Steampunk Bible. You can find out more about S.J. at www.sjchambers.org.
This is my last post, and before I introduce my interviewee, I want to thank Jeff for giving me time and blog space, and I want to thank you, Ecstatic Days citizens, for reading my posts.Â I really enjoyed the conversations and sharing art and ideas with you all.Â If you happened to like the posts, more can be found at my Livejournal blog The Flightless Philosopher, and in various blogosphere haunts like Tor.com.
Rob Velella is an Independent Scholar and Poe blogger.Â He is the author ofÂ “The Edgar A. Poe Bicentennial Calendar” which was originally sold as a desk calendar, but has been posting almost daily throughout the year.Â Through the Calendar,Â Rob has highlighted unknown Poe facts and debunked popular myths.Â It’s an impressive undertaking, and in addition to Poe studies, Rob is also interested in Poe’s contemporaries.Â In addition to his fine scholarship, he is an accomplished orator, a performed playwright, and a gentleman.