Dennis Lee


Dennis Lee is the author of more than 20 books, including Civil Elegies, which won the Governor General’s Award, and the children’s classic Alligator Pie. He was a founder of House of Anansi Press, and has served as a poetry editor and consultant for other major publishers; he also wrote most of the lyrics for the 1980s TV series Fraggle Rock. His most recent collection of poems is Testament

Dennis Lee’s appearance is made possible in part by the Betty & Ralph Gustafson Chair of Poetry at Vancouver Island University.