Dennis Lee, author of Alligator Pie, Jelly Belly, Garbage Delight and other successful titles, has been named Toronto's poet laureate. The appointment is for three years and comes with a $10,000 annual honorarium. His job will be to "advocate for poetry and the arts, attract people to the literary world and use his unique perspective to cast light upon society." Alligator stew / If I don't get some / I don't know what I'll do. Keep the couplets coming.