£13 / £7 concessions Box office 0161 274 0600
(Over 14s to Adults)
Longtime friend of Contact and Manchester Literature Festival, award-winning poet and University of Manchester Chancellor, Lemn Sissay returns to headline a celebration of diversity in writing as part of The 8th Black and Asian Writers Conference.
He will be performing a selection of new and favourite poems from his recent Canongate collection, Gold from the Stone, along with other works that deal with themes of adoption and care.
Lemn will be supported by competition-winning writers from Cultureword performing a series of short monologues about family and adoption.
The performances will be followed by an afterparty with music and an open mic stage.
Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA