Arthur Slade

Arthur Slade

By I Value Canadian Stories

Season One of a new series highlighting the work, the creative habits and unique perspectives of Canadian children and young adult authors. Listen in as 15 unique writers talk about what sparks their imaginations, tips for young authors and their take on the Canadian narrative.

Arthur Slade was born in Moose Jaw and raised on a ranch in Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan. With two miles between neighbours and even more into the nearest town, Arthur talks about how the vast space he was afforded impacted his imagination an his writing.

In this conversation, we also talk about his fascination with fantasy and science fiction, his take on Canadian stories—even as a fantasy writer, and his love of writing on treadmill desk!

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