The Reader’s Notebook: Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe

Aug 22, 2019

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August 22, 2019 -- Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe was the wife of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The couple were first cousins and publicly married when Virginia Clemm was 13 and Poe was 27. Biographers disagree as to the nature of the couple's relationship.