Author Archives: David Healey

Pirate Moon & Other Stories new release!

This is my first collection of previously published stories and essays (along with a few new pieces) mostly focused around the Chesapeake Bay region. The essays here touch on everything from the origins of the unique dialect known as Delmarvese … Continue reading

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Jeffery Hess interview in the June issue of The Big Thrill

Writing for The Big Thrill is always a pleasure because it gives me an opportunity to a lot of wonderful authors and discuss writing with them. My latest interview was with Jeffrey Hess, a Florida-based writer. This was actually the … Continue reading

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Life lessons from your local library

by David Healey The recently released film, “The Public,” dramatizes an imagined standoff between altruistic staff and patrons of the Cincinnati Public Library on one side and self-interested government officials on the other. The film brings some positive attention to … Continue reading

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Watch the C&D Canal Documentary on MPT

Chesapeake City’s connection with Showboat and the canal’s role in the Civil War It was a pleasure to have a small part in this amazing documentary on the C&D Canal and Chesapeake City! I was able to talk about the … Continue reading

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Meet the Legendary Writers of the Chesapeake

Chesapeake Writers: Literary legends from around the bay Please join us for a Chesapeake Writers talk on May 7 at 6:30 pm at the North East branch library. Local author David Healey will introduce you to our own literary legends … Continue reading

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Spanish flu epidemic raged 100 years ago

This video comes courtesy of the Cecil County Public Library, where the talk was given.   More than 100 years ago, the Spanish flu epidemic struck worldwide, leaving millions dead. Even the small towns of Maryland and Delaware were impacted … Continue reading

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