Following successful Tortoise ThinkIns with Jon Ronson & Bill Browder, our third Digital ThinkIn is next week with Lemn Sissay.
Originally scheduled to appear at inaugural KITE festival, Lemn Sissay is an award-winning writer and popular broadcaster as well as being the author of five poetry books. He was made an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Huddersfield and the University of Manchester. He was awarded an MBE by the Queen for services to literature. He is a judge for the 2020 Man Booker Prize, and was the official poet for the London 2012 Olympics. He has worked throughout the world and is patron of the Letterbox Club, supporting children in care. His Landmark poems can be found in London, Manchester, Huddersfield and Addis Ababa. In 2015 he was appointed Chancellor of the University of Manchester. He is British and Ethiopian.
Join us on Tuesday 7th at 18:30. As ever, it’s completely free. Register for your ticket here and we’ll send you an email confirmation containing the link to join the Zoom call.