Tagged: Lemn Sissay

Befeqadu Hailu named International Writer of Courage 2019 at PEN Pinter Prize

Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. ... Read more

Faber to celebrate 80th anniversary of Eliot's Practical Cats with new film tie-in edition

Faber will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the acclaimed classic T S Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, with a film tie-in edition and a new audiobook... Read more

Pictures of the week

Author Adele Parks scales a skyscraper for charity in this week's pictures round-up, while Margaret Atwood celebrates the launch of The Testaments at Waterstones Piccadilly.... Read more

Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand... Read more

Motion, Sissay and Duffy picked for National Poetry Day promotion

Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox... Read more

Gaiman, Pullman and Trollope in 'yoga challenge'

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Joanna Trollope, Lemn Sissay and Joanne Harris are throwing their weight behind a five day yoga challenge, organised by The Society... Read more

Fine, Gross, Kerr and Sissay join SoA council

Anne Fine, Philip Gross, Judith Kerr and Lemn Sissay have all joined the Society of Authors as new council members.  Read more

Stripes to publish BAME YA anthology

Stripes, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, will this year publish a BAME YA anthology of short stories by authors such as Patrice Lawrence,... Read more

Stevenson and Clarke win Creative Future Literary Awards 2016

Lauren Stevenson and Maeve Clarke have been awarded the top prizes at the Creative Future Literary Awards 2016. Read more

New Sissay collection to Canongate

Canongate is to publish a poetry collection from Lemn Sissay, “one of the nation’s best-loved voices”. Read more

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