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My Name Is Why

Lemn Sissay


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How does a government steal a child and then imprison him?
How does it keep it a secret?
This story is how.

Canongate Books, 9781786892362, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2021

About the Author

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA-nominated, award-winning writer and broadcaster. He has authored 5 collections of poetry and plays. His Landmark poems are visible in London, Manchester, Huddersfield, and Addis Ababa. He has been made an Honorary Doctor by the universities of Manchester, Kent, Huddersfield, and Brunel. Sissay was awarded an MBE for services to literature, and in 2019 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He is Chancellor of the University of Manchester. He is British and Ethiopian.