Talking to the tax-funded national broadcaster about poetry

I had a lovely chat with Heather Barrett of CBCNL’s Weekend Arts Magazine last week; the interview ran on the radio last weekend, and today they’ve posted a transcript on their website. Naturally, the post already has one comment from an irate member of the public questioning my grasp of economic theory. Don’t worry, guy! I’m a poet, not a Member of the House of Assembly; nobody’s going to base a provincial budget on anything I have to say. (That said, I’ve written on the NL economy before, for The Walrus, back when I was less jaded and more hopeful about the state of things.)