Work with Sheldon Currie

Have you written a work of fiction (novel, novella, short stories, …), non-fiction, a play and are looking for some professional feedback? Search no more! Sheldon Currie will read and evaluate your work and provide you with an expert evaluation and constructive criticism.

Manuscript Evaluation

Sheldon will read your manuscript and provide comments on your work, listing strengths and weaknesses and suggesting improvements to help during your revision process. A manuscript evaluation is not an editing job. If you would like Sheldon to edit your work, line by line, specify this in your e-mail to us.

Please, submit your manuscript by emailing specifying “Working with Sheldon Currie” in the Subject Line. Submit your complete work as a Word document, Times New Roman, 12 font, double spaced. Send also a short bio.

We will calculate the cost and provide you with a quote.


About Sheldon Currie

Sheldon Currie holds a BA, a BEd, an MA and a PHD.

He taught English Literature and Creative Writing for most of his teaching career at several universities.

He has extensive experience in evaluating fiction having done so for the prestigious literary magazine The Antigonish Review.

He was a writer in residence for the Pictou/Antigonish Library system and taught creative writing for several libraries.

He mentored a number of aspiring writers who later had successful writing careers.

Sheldon has published two collections of short stories, three plays, numerous articles about fiction writers and four novels one of which, The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum became the movie Margaret’s Museum starring Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Nelligan, Clive Russell, Kenneth Walsh and Peter Boretski, and a play by the same name: The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum played across Canada and for two weeks in Tokyo, Japan, where it was translated into Japanese. His play Lauchie, Liza and Rory played across Canada and for five weeks in New Zealand at multiple theatres during their annual play festival.

He is currently in contact with a writer of operas from the south shore of Nova Scotia who is writing an opera version of The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum.

Sheldon played the bass guitar in a band and the clarinet in a wind ensemble. Although he hesitates to call himself a musician, he owns a keyboard and can play chopsticks if he practices for a month.

To read more about Sheldon Currie, please read his Author Bio.