Photograph of American writer and professor Paul Collins.

Paul Collins

Paul Collins teaches creative writing at Portland State University; appears on NPR as its “literary detective”; and is the author of Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called LivingDuel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take On America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery, and The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars.

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