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North Carolina writer Rose Goode McCullough, who is a remarkable 108 years old, lived in New Bern and wrote about her experiences and the people there.
Weymouth, novelist James Boyd's home in Southern Pines, was a meeting place for the Boyds and many of the country's best writers in the 1920s and 30s. Today Weymouth is divided into two parts: Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve and the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities.
Author James Boyd and his wife Katharine opened their Southern Pines estate, Weymouth, to a vast colony of writers between the 1920s and the present. Originally open for lengthy visits from Boyd's colleagues and friends, Weymouth was turned into the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in 1979 after Katharine's death in 1974.
New Bern writer Rose Goode McCullough received her first rejection letter in 1897 and at 108 years old she still recalls the poem that prompted it. Over the course of her long career, McCullough wrote extensively for the Progressive Farmer, published four books as well as a number of short stories and poems in newspapers and small magazines.