Tagged: Lemn Sissay

Sissay, Osman and Slimani to star at hybrid Durham Book Festival

Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model... Read more

Donaldson, Sissay and Persaud win at Indie Book Awards

Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, Lemn Sissay, Ingrid Persaud and Jasbinder Bilan have won prizes at the Indie Book Awards, held as part of Independent Bookshop Week's... Read more

Canongate scoops 'electric' Black British poetry anthology

Canongate has landed More Fiya, a poetry anthology by Black British poets edited, curated and introduced by Kayo Chingonyi. Read more

Sissay, Dent and Donaldson feature at Independent Bookshop Week

Authors including Lemn Sissay, Grace Dent and Julia Donaldson will feature in a line-up of virtual and in-person events as part of Independent Bookshop Week... Read more

Canongate lands Lemn Sissay's debut children's book

Canongate is to publish Lemn Sissay's first children's book, Don't Ask the Dragon, illustrated by Greg Stobbs.  Read more

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

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