Poet and fiction writer Robert Currie is a founding board member of the Saskatchewan Festival of Words, a former chairman of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, a recipient of the Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, and a former Saskatchewan Poet Laureate. His work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and more than sixty anthologies. He is the author of twelve books, including poetry, short story collections, and a novel. He lives in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, where he taught for thirty years at Central Collegiate, winning the Joseph Duffy Memorial Award for excellence in teaching language arts. His new book, Shimmers of Light: New and Selected Poems, presents selections from a lifetime of writing.