Featured Interview With Zeeshan Arafath
Tell us a little about yourself. Where were you raised? Where do you live now?
My name is Zeeshan Arafath, a 14-year-old author, I have written my first book, All but a Spark. It is about the wildfire in Fort McMurray, but with different names and all. I now live in Calgary with my three brothers, one sister, two parents, and two cats.
At what age did you realize your fascination with books? When did you start writing?
2nd grade, like 7 years old.
Who are your favorite authors to read? What is your favorite genre to read. Who Inspires you in your writings?
JK Rowling, Cinda Williams Chima, Rick Riordan, and more. I love to read fantasy books. This book I have written is not a fantasy book because I had to get my message out to the world.
Tell us a little about your latest book?
My book, All but a Spark, is about my experience, in the fire of Fort McMurray. I used different names for me and my friends, but the things that happened are still the same.