Lemn Sissay OBE – My Name is Why

Lemn Sissay OBE – My Name is Why

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The Scottish Parliament

Edinburgh

EH99 1SP

United Kingdom

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Lemn Sissay OBE will discuss his best-selling memoir My Name is Why - reflecting on race, family, and the meaning of home.

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Join Lemn Sissay OBE, one of the nation’s best-loved poets, to discuss his No1 best-selling memoir My Name Is Why. Now an award-winning PEN Pinter Prize playwright, performer and BAFTA-nominated broadcaster, Lemn reflects on a childhood spent within the institutional care system where bureaucracy and neglect often superseded love. Having found a powerful creative release in words, Lemn will talk about race, family and the meaning of home.

There will be a book signing after this event.

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