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Learned Kindred of Currie Announces Sheldon Currie as the 2022 recipient of the “Inspire” Award

Dec 31, 2022

The Learned Kindred of Currie has announced that Nova Scotia author, poet and playwright Sheldon Currie is the 2022 recipient of the Currie Kindred’s “Inspire” Award. In addition to his extensive accomplishments including books, plays and an impressive teaching tenure at St. Francis Xavier University, Currie was a keynote speaker at the annual MacMhuirich Symposia in Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 2012. Currie was bestowed with the prestigious Order of Canada earlier this year in recognition of his lifelong accomplishments to the literary culture of Canada.

The “Inspire” Award is the highest honour bestowed upon a member of the Kindred. Sheldon Currie is the sixth chosen to receive the award.

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