Dennis Lee

Dennis Lee

Ontario

Dennis Lee is a teacher, editor, critic, poet and literary icon. He is a Governor General’s Award winner, an Officer of the Order of Canada and the author of more than 30 books. Lee was the first poet laureate of Toronto and has served as a writer-in-residence for a number of universities. He also worked as a songwriter on the television program, Fraggle Rock. This year, a collection of his poetry from 1967-2017 is being released, entitled Heart Residence. His incredible range of styles and depth of emotion has touched people of all ages throughout his career.