Glenn K. Currie Bio
Glenn K. Currie is a humorist, essayist and poet.
He graduated with highest distinction from Dartmouth College in 1965, and has taken post-graduate courses at Michigan State, Georgetown and Oxford University.
Mr. Currie served in the U. S. Navy from 1965-1969, deploying to Vietnam and to the Mediterranean and northern Africa. He worked in corporate America from 1970-1986, living in Connecticut, Ohio and Texas, and traveled extensively, primarily in the Middle East. He and his family returned to New Hampshire and settled in Concord in 1986, where he maintained a private consulting business and became a free-lance writer.
He was a regular contributor to the Concord Monitor for two decades and has also been an occasional contributor to New Hampshire Magazine. He has written for several magazines and newspapers over the last thirty years and his poetry has been published in a number of journals.
Mr. Currie serves as President of the Board of the New Hampshire Historical Society and on the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Literacy Foundation. He has also had a long association with Concord Hospital, where he served as Chairman of its Investment Committee and the Finance Committee. Currie is a member of the Creative Concord Committee and the audit committee of the Visiting Nurses Association in Concord.
Mr. Currie has previously published three collections of poetry, Daydreams (2004), Riding in Boxcars (2006), and In the Cat’s Eye (2009). In 2011 he published his first collection of essays, Granite Grumblings: Life in the "Live Free or Die" State, a humorous look at life in New Hampshire. He has published two young adult books, A Boy’s First Diary (2007) and Surviving Seventh Grade (December, 2012). ABFD,Cat’s Eye, GG and SSG are available both in hardcover and in e-book form.