The Fire People


by Sissay, Lemn, Sissay, Lemn | Literature & literary studies
Paperback | 192 pages

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A Collection of British Black and Asian Poetry
by Sissay, Lemn, Sissay, Lemn | Literature & literary studies
Published 01/06/2023 by Canongate Books (Canongate Canons) in the United Kingdom as part of the Canons series
Paperback | 192 pages

Winner of the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Poetry

First published in 1998, The Fire People celebrated the rising stars of the time, many of whom have since become established names. Edited by the number one bestselling author and poet Lemn Sissay OBE, this seminal anthology takes inspiration from roots, reggae and hip-hop.

Including work from: Chris Abani, Patience Agbabi, Malika Booker, John Citizen, Salena Godden, Lorraine Griffiths, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jackie Kay, Parm Kaur, Shamshad Khan, Cheryl Martin, Raman Mundair, Bunmi Ogunsiji, Koye Oyedeji, Mallissa Read, Vanessa Richards, Khefri Cybele Riley aka KA’frique, Roger Robinson, Joy Russell, Kadija Sesay, John Siddique, Labi Siffre, Lemn Sissay, Dorothea Smartt, Andria Smith, SuAndi, Tricky, Akure Wall, Marie Guise Williams.

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