With the generous donations through the Ellis Anvil Fund, Phillips Exeter Academy presents Jay O’Callahan’s Falling for Emily Dickinson.
This evening’s show is his story, Falling for Emily Dickinson, about Emily Dickinson, the creative process and art. The event will be held in Rockefeller Hall in The Class of 1945 Library on Wednesday January 11th from 7:00-8:30 pm.
Jay O’Callahan, author, storyteller and workshop leader has performed his stories in New Zealand, Lincoln Center, The Abbey Theater in Dublin, Africa, the National Fine Arts Complex in London and throughout the United States. He was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for performance excellence. His work has been heard on National Public Radio. Jay has been commissioned to write stories by various groups including NASA to celebrate their 50th anniversary, the Quebec Labrador Foundation, Lehigh University and The Boston Symphony Orchestra. Jay’s newest stories include Falling for Emily Dickinson and Don Quixote and My Daughter Laura. Time Magazine called his work “genius”.