Robert Currie Author Reading – One-Way Ticket

Monday, September 16, 7:00

Robert Currie is a poet and fiction writer who lives in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan where he taught for thirty years at Central Collegiate. His books have been finalists for the (now defunct) Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the Acorn-Plantos People’s Poetry Award, the Poetry, Fiction, and Book of the Year Awards at the Saskatchewan Book Awards, and the High Plains Book Award for Poetry. A group of his poems was a winner in the 1980 CBC Literary Competition.

A founding board member of the Saskatchewan Festival of Words and a former chairman of the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Currie once edited and published Salt, a little magazine of contemporary writing. Highlights of his career include teaching creative writing at the Saskatchewan School of the Arts in Fort San and the Sage Hill Writing Experience in Lumsden, delivering the Anne Szumigalsaki Memorial Lecture for the League of Canadian poets, and serving two terms as Saskatchewan Poet Laureate. Currie is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

Enjoy a relaxing evening listening to readings from this award winning Saskatchewan author! Books for sale. All welcome!

Funded by the Canada Council through the Writers’ Union of Canada.

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