When the credits begin to roll on ‘Lemonade’  one of the first names that comes across the screen doesn’t belong to the director, producer, or songwriter. It credits 28 year old, Warsan Shire with “film adaptation and poetry.

Warsan Shire, who was born in Kenya to Somali parents and raised in London, was appointed the first Young Poet Laureate of London in 2014.


Meet Warsan Shire: