The Poe Studies Association sponsored two panels and held its annual business meeting at the 34th Annual Conference on American Literature hosted by the American Literature Association at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 25–27, 2023. I am pleased to report that the back-to-back sessions—“Teaching Poe and/during the COVID-19 Pandemic” (chaired by Renata Phillipov) and “Maritime Poe: Seafaring, Oceanic, and ‘Blue’ Studies” (chaired by Margarida Vale de Gato)—were outstanding, highly engaging, and well attended (with approximately twenty-five audience members present at each).

At our business meeting, held immediately after our two sessions, I had the honor of congratulating Immediate Past President Amy Branam Armiento on having been elected PSA Treasurer, Carole Shaffer-Koros on having been appointed PSA Treasurer Emerita for her many years of faithful service to our organization, and Past President Susan Elizabeth Sweeney on having received both the Gargano Award and Honorary Lifetime Membership Award. We had...

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