Edgar Poe is the son of Arthur and brother of Albert Poe. In the books, he is the son of Polly Poe and nephew of Eleanora Poe. In the TV series, he is the son of Eleanora who is not Poe's sister in this adaptation.
- His name and possibly his brother's name and are allusions to Edgar Allan Poe.
- They may also be allusions to Edgar Albert Guest; whose poetry Lemony Snicket rates as "awkward, tedious poetry on hopelessly sentimental subjects".
- He is portrayed by Jack Forrester