Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay OBE is a British poet, playwright, performer, broadcaster and speaker. He was the official poet of the 2012 London Olympics and the Chancellor of the University of Manchester. He won the 2019 PEN Pinter Prize, and his memoir My Name Is Why reached number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list.

His adaptation of Kafka's Metamorphosis was staged by Frantic Assembly in 2023.