Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Quillcast Episode Eight: Jacob McArthur Mooney and Dennis Lee

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Welcome to Quillcast, a podcast series from our partners at Quill & Quire. Quillcast features behind-the-scenes conversations with authors and publishing insiders. In this episode, Jacob McArthur Mooney chats with Dennis Lee about his most recent poetry collection, Testament (House of Anansi Press), the final book in a decade-long trilogy exploring the dilemma of contemporary existence.

Lee is the author of more than 20 books, including Civil Elegies, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry in 1972, and the beloved children’s classic Alligator Pie.

McArthur Mooney is the author of two books of poetry. His second collection, Folk (McClelland & Stewart), was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize.

Listen to the episode on Open Book, or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

Quillcast is produced in partnership with Open Book: Toronto, Open Book: Ontario and The Walrus, with support from Toronto Life. It is supported by the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund.

For more episodes of Quillcast, please visit the Open Book Archives.