Wayne Curtis was born in Keenan, New Brunswick, in 1943. He attended the local schoolhouse but dropped out at the age of fourteen to help his father on the farm. He has worked in the car factories of Ontario as well as in the furniture trade with stints at river guiding in New Brunswick. He has written sixteen books and countless essays. Wayne has won the CBC Drama Award, The Richards Award (short fiction), an honorary doctorate degree (Letters) from St. Thomas University, and the Order of New Brunswick.
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