LEMN SISSAY MBE is the author of several books of poetry alongside articles, records, public art, and plays. He was an 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 is Chancellor of Manchester University and has a close connection with Hull having delivered the Martin Luther “I have a dream” speech at Hull’s Freedom Festival in 2013.
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