Main Program | Lemn Sissay: My Name is Why

24 Oct 2019 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

After a childhood in care, 17-year-old Norman Greenwood saw his birth certificate for the first time: his name was Lemn Sissay, he was British-Ethiopian, and his mother had never stopped trying to get him back. Celebrated writer, poet and performer Lemn shares a deeply personal account of neglect and determination, misfortune and hope, cruelty and triumph.

Setelah masa kanak-kanak dalam asuhan, Norman Greenwood yang berusia 17 tahun melihat sertifikat kelahirannya untuk pertama kalinya: namanya adalah Lemn Sissay, ia adalah orang Inggris-Ethiopia, dan ibunya tidak pernah berhenti berusaha mendapatkannya kembali. Penulis, penyair, dan penampil pertunjukan terkenal Lemn berbagi kisah yang sangat pribadi mengenai pengabaian dan tekad, kemalangan dan harapan, kekejaman dan kemenangan.


Kate Evans

Kate Evans presents and produces The Bookshelf on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National, co-hosted with Cassie McCullagh. The Bookshelf is a weekly radio program and podcast, focusing on fiction. …

Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA-nominated award-winning writer, international poet, performer, playwright, artist and broadcaster. He is a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to …

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