Book Event

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My Name is Why


LIVE STREAMED: Tuesday 13th October 2020, 5.30pm: £5


Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA nominated award winning writer, international poet, performer playwright, artist and broadcaster. His bestselling memoir My Name is Why came out in 2019 and describes growing up in care and finding hope, determination and creativity. Gold from the Stone is Lemn’s latest poetry collection, featuring new works and old favourites.

Searing … Unputdownable … My Name Is Why is authentic and beautiful, a potential game-changer in public attitudes to children raised in care. It’s about bureaucratic cruelty and what happens when love is absent. Don’t miss it” THE TIMES

This event was filmed at the Last Days of Summer Weekend in September 2020 with a live audience.

Tickets are per user and the event can be viewed from the live streaming time above until 31 October 2020.


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