[WATCH] Linton Kwesi Johnson accepts Golden PEN

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On 3rd December, English PEN announced Linton Kwesi Johnson as the winner of the 2012 Golden PEN. This is an award chosen by the board of trustees, and recognises a lifetime’s achievement in writing. Previous winners include Margaret Drabble (2011) and Salman Rushdie (2010).

Watch this video of Linton Kwesi Johnson accepting the award, and reciting one of his poems.

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