Person    | Male  Born 1967 

Lemn Sissay

Categories: Poetry

Poet. Born near Wigan of Ethiopean parentage. Appointed MBE in 2010. Own website.

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Lemn Sissay

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Gilt of Cain - Slave trade

This sculpture, 'Gilt of Cain', was unveiled by Bishop Tutu in commemoration ...

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