About

Sean Lìonadh is a poet, writer, filmmaker and musician from Glasgow, known for his visual poem Time for Love which reached millions of people online, won a 2019 Royal Television Society award and was translated into five languages. It also inspired a Ted talk and a movement called the Time for Love Project. Sean worked with the Royal Opera House as the librettist on modern opera Honest Skin, live next season. His band, LÌONADH, create dark pop rock music exploring the themes of Sean’s poems: love, God, shame and psychological trial in today’s world.

Sean’s poems are studied as part of the English curriculum in international schools. With producers Alfredo Covelli and Ross McKenzie, Sean is developing his first feature film, Nostophobia, a horror relationship drama exploring the terror of adolescent intimacy and trauma through a gay relationship. Sean published his first book, a poetry collection called Not Normal Anymore in 2019 with Speculative Books. Aside from making, Sean runs poetry workshops with young people, and is keen to work closely with the LGBTQ+ community within schools, community groups and institutions.