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author ted haas

Ted Haas standing in front of a spruce tree
Ted’s work is inspired by nature and his family.

Ted Haas was born in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Following university, he and his wife and family moved to Canada’s western arctic region and participated for 10 years in the life of a wilderness village near the Mackenzie River Delta.

Following those years in the arctic, Ted earned a Masters degree and worked in western Canada. Retiring to Lloydminster, Saskatchewan in 2007. He lives a full life writing in multiple genres according to his interests, loves biking and hiking with his wife, and participates in the community.

He has published two middle grade books – The Adventure Queens at the Mall After Dark and The Gadget to Save the Planet. Ancient Winds: Spirit Children is an adventure set in Canada’s northern boreal forest and is a good read for teenagers. A number of older folks have also enjoyed it. He also published a booklet of four essays that takes a unique look at the pre-Christmas Season of Advent through humour, allegory, poetry and story. He has poetry published in the Society and Saskatchewan History and Folklore magazines, and received ‘honourable mention’ in the Authors on Eighth poetry competition in Dawson City, Yukon.

Ted is associated with Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP), and is a member of Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild and the Alliance of Independent Authors. As well, he has been the coordinator of the local writer’s group which he has represented at local functions.