The People, Places, and the History of The Northern Neck of VA

Episode 10: Deirdre Grace Callanan part 1

APFK Season 1
APFK Season 1
Episode 10: Deirdre Grace Callanan part 1
Deirdre Callanan
Bio Deirdre Grace Callanan: “is an author, freelance journalist, and editor. For 30 years, she taught English and photography first in The Northern Neck, Virginia, next in Washington D.C., and then for the Dennis-Yarmouth district. For 15 years, she co-led a Cape & Islands poetry celebration for K-12 poets. As a Christa McAuliffe Fellow, she traveled the state working with teachers as writers, ultimately publishing a classroom text, “Windows & Mirrors.” Bass River Press, an imprint of The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, awarded her its 2018 Poetry Prize for her collection, “Water~Dreaming.”  Paper Plane Consulting published “Fish Camp: North Jetty Tales,” her history of a Casey Key, Florida, landmark. Deirdre is currently at work on a series of meditative essays about beach plums.”
Deirdre Grace Callanan Source:  Costal Lifestyle Cape Code & The Islands Magazine by Lauren Wolk

Show Notes

  • 8:18 Eventually, George Harrison, the Beatle and his wife bought that building. And then he died, but she still lives in.
  • 10:19 We were sitting on a bus together in the seats, and I said, if my father's car is home, then Kennedy has died... my father's car was home.
  • 13:27 This man came in and sat down. And the secretary kind of perked up when she saw this man.
  • 14:44 I was completely flabbergasted because I had never thought about teaching.
  • 37:15 The only time I ever met Bill Clinton, I was with Buddy and Hillary was oh, she would have come down to say hello, but she was doing laps in the White House pool.

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