Morning Breaks in the Elevator

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Canongate Books, Jan 1, 1999 - Poetry, English - 70 pages
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Six years after his last solo publication, Lemn Sissay brings together the experiences of those intervening years in a stunning new collection, Morning Breaks in the Elevator. In Sissay's work, we witness declamation being honed and brought to fine art, establishing his reputation as one of the UK's foremost poets as he ably moves from loud protest through to quiet reflection.

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About the author (1999)

Lemn Sissay was born in 1967. He has performed on Leftfield's Leftism album (over 100,000 copies sold in the UK), written the play Chaos by Design for Radio 4, and published a number of collections of poetry including Rebel Without Applause. He is also the editor of the highly acclaimed The Fire People, a collection of poetry by black British writers, published by Payback in 1998.

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