Hey it’s May, the month of my birthday. I shall celebrate in South Africa at Badilisha Poetry Festival.
on in the month I’ll be in Bracknell, Bath and The Hay
Literary Festival. See the readings page for details. There’s a
closed event with Nobel Laureates which should be kinda exciting.
There’s a couple of things I want to flag up for you, particularly the
London Literature Festival where I’ll be showing my documentary film
Internal flight and for one night only at The Udderbelly my one man
play Why I Don’t Hate White People. Both of these are in July.
Jacqueline Wilson I am patron of The Letterbox Club and gave the
keynote speech at The Booktrust conference this month. The
booktrust administrate The letterbox Club. You can hear the
twenty minute speech here.
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My book Listener is in the picture on the left. Click and it shall take
you to Amazon where you can read a few of the poems. I
forcast a good long summer that will always be too short. Outside the
backdoor the world is coming alive. The picture is taken at a hotel in
Bizarre fact: My birth name is an original. If you google “Lemn Sissay” the only responses will be about myself
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