Lemn Sissay: Landmark poems

Lemn Sissay: Landmark poems

Lemn Sissay MBE, photo credit: Aida Muluneh

Series Name Annual Creative Writing Lecture
Speaker Lemn Sissay MBE
Type Lectures & Talks
Starts at May 09, 2018 06:15 PM
Ends at May 09, 2018 09:00 PM
Venue Lecture Theatre 1, George Davies Centre, Lancaster Road, Leiceser
Open To Public
For Bookings Contact No need to book, just turn up on the day

We are delighted to have the poet Lemn Sissay to deliver this year’s Annual Creative Writing Lecture (Santander Universities funded).

As well as being a celebrated poet and broadcaster, he’s also Chancellor of Manchester University.

About the author

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.

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, associate artist at Southbank Centre, patron of The Letterbox Club and The Reader Organisation.

A regular contributor to radio and TV, he is a prolific speaker inspiring audiences on a weekly basis across the globe.

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