Dennis Lee

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Birthday
31, 1939
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada

About

Award-winning poet and children's author who is best known for a rhyming book entitled Alligator Pie. His other notable works include The Ice Cream Store, The Gods, and Civil Elegies.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Toronto, he became co-founder and editorial director of House of Anansi Press.

Trivia

He served as Toronto's first Poet Laureate from 2001-2004.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He married Susan Perly in 1985.

Associated With

His scholarly work, "Savage Fields: An Essay in Literature and Cosmology," includes a critical analysis of the work of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.