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Arthur Black

Black

Arthur Black was born in Toronto in 1943. His abortive getaways were launched from 1946-1994. Temporary respites were achieved in Schomberg, Montreal, London, Las Palmas, Madrid, Thunder Bay and Fergus, Ontario. Permanent liftoff was achieved in 1995 with his move to Salt Spring Island. He is presently the host of the CBC radio show, Basic Black and the TV Series, "Weird Homes." Favourite colour: guess. Academic laurels: scant.

Phone number:
250-537-4833

Publications

Black in the Saddle Again. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limit, 1996.
Black by Popular Demand. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1994.
That Old Black Magic. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1991.
Arthur! Arthur!. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1989.
Back to Black. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1986.

Awards

Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for Black in the Saddle, 1996.
National Magazine Award for Humour for The Beaver, 1986.
ACTRA "Nelly" Award for Best Opinion/Commentary, 1986.
Cadogan Award for Best Weekly Newspaper Column, 1977.
Ohio State Award for Best Children's series, 1976.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
60 min.
Genre:
Non-Fiction
Grades:
9-12
Audience size:
flexible
Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$250
Two sessions:
$350
One session:
$150
Two sessions:
$200
GST:
GST not applicable