Stringer, Arthur

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Arthur Stringer was born in Chatham, Ontario on 26 February 1874. He was educated at the London Collegiate Institute in London, Ontario, where he founded and edited the school magazine Chips. He subsequently attended University College (University of Toronto) between 1892 and 1894 and later studied at Oxford University in England. His first book of poetry, Watchers of Twilight and Other Poems, was published in 1894, and his first novel, The silver Poppy, came out in 1903. During this time, Stringer continued to publish in Saturday Night, Canadian Magazine, The Atlantic, and Harper’s. He wrote in various genres, including film scripts. In 1898, Stringer moved to the United States, where he remained until his death in 1950.


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