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HOT WINTER NEWS:  Lemn is commissioned to write a Libretto for a new  opera with The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. His Poem Let There Be Peace was recently installed at University of Huddersfield and is soon to be in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 14-18NOW-LOGOLemn has finished the WW1 Centenary poem for Northern Ireland.  His exhibition “Superman Was A Foundling” is  at The Foundling Museum in Central London.  Watch  the BBC documentary film on his life “Internal Flight”.

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Incoming Interesting fact: If you google “Lemn Sissay”  all results relate to him. There’s only one Lemn Sissay in the world.

Lemn is Patron of The Letterbox Club. Patron of The Reader Organisation  and ambassador for  The Children’s Reading Fund. He is founder of The Christmas Dinners.

Lemn is Honorary Doctor of Letters, an MBE for services to literature, Associate Artist at Southbank Centre and Coram Foundling Fellow.  Speak directly to Lemn through  his blog. For an even more intimate relationship get in touch with his Morning Tweets or follow or his micro blogging  on Facebook

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Go to radio tab for a sample of his BBC radio documentaries including, The Last Poets,  Gil Scott-Heron, JB Priestley, WH Auden and many more.  Listen to  BBC radio’s  Great lives for Lemn on  Ethiopian Prince Alemayhu. Listen to  his BBC World Service documentary on  Bob Marley.