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ABOUT THE EVENT
Lemn Sissay is an international award-winning poet, playwright, artist performer and broadcaster. His poetry is emblazoned on landmarks from Manchester pubs and Belfast gable-ends to the Royal Festival Hall and the British Council offices in Addis Ababa. The official poet of the London Olympics and Chancellor of the University of Manchester, he was awarded an MBE for services to literature, all while touring with band Leftfield and inspiring music from violin concertos to acid jazz. My Name is Why: A Memoir, an unforgettable account of his childhood in the care system, was published in 2019. Lemn Sissay has performed all over the world, from Singapore to Sri Lanka, Bangalore to Dubai, from Bali to Greenland and Wigan Library. Come meet with him and feel the power of words to alter the world.
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