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Jay O'Callahan

Stories are the way we understand life

Jay O'Callahan knows stories like nobody else. He has been creating and performing stories for decades. In 1991, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded Jay a fellowship in the "solo theatrical performance" category. His recordings have won numerous awards including the ALA/Carnegie Award, the Birmingham International Education Film Festival Award, the Indie Award, and the Parents' Choice Classics Award. Described by Time Magazine as "a genius among storytellers," he was commissioned by NASA to produce Forged in the Stars, which celebrated 50 years of space exploration.