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Lemn Sissay


Lemn Sissay (born 1967) is a British poet. He is known for performances of his poetry, solo and also with jazz fusion groups. He is also a journalist, playwright, and presenter, working extensively on radio and television. He appears on the Leftfield album Leftism. He was born in Lancashire, of Ethiopian parents.

  • What can art do?


    Stirring words from Lemn Sissay on the immense power of art.

  • The Olympic poet

    Lemn Sissay

    Lemn discusses his inspiration for 'Spark Catchers', now on exhibition at Olympic Park.

  • Lemn Sissay's website

    Lemn Sissay

    News, events, readings and blog posts from poet Lemn Sissay.

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  • Gold from the Stone

    Sissay Lemn