Let The Light Pour In
Let The Light Pour In
Let The Light Pour In
Lemn Sissay

Let The Light Pour In



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For the past decade, poet Lemn Sissay has composed a short poem as dawn breaks every morning, collating the best of his works into a pleasurable portfolio aptly titled ‘Let The Light Pour In. Filled with resilience and defiant joy, Sissay chronicles his personal battle with the darkness, transforming these experiences into profound oieces of prose oozing with inspiring vim and vigour.  

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA-nominated, award-winning writer and broadcaster. He has authored collections of poetry and plays, and his memoir ‘My Name Is Why’ was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. He received an MBE in 2010 and an OBE in 2021 for services to literature and charity. In 2023, Sissay was awarded the Freedom of the City of London. He is British and Ethiopian.

Details & Care:
  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • Hard cover
  • Number of pages: 177 pages
  • ISBN: 9781805301134