Lemn Sissay MBE is the author of several books of poetry alongside articles, records, public art, and plays. He was the official poet for the London Olympics. His Landmark Poems are installed throughout Manchester and London in venues such as The Royal Festival Hall and The Olympic Park.
Bishop Desmond Tutu unveiled his landmark poem Gilt of Cain. Lemn was official poet for The FA Cup 2015. His Desert Island Discs was pick of the year for BBC radio 4 2015. He is Chancellor of the University of Manchester.
His life story is nothing short of incredible. Google “Lemn Sissay” and all the returning hits will be about him. There is only one Lemn Sissay in the world.
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