Transport for Londonstan (Poetry Broadside)

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Daljit Nagra's first collection Look We Have Coming to Dover! won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award, whilst his second, Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2011. In 2013 Faber published his version of the Ramayana.

Bruno Mangyoku is a French freelance illustrator/animator/director, working currently in a Parisian workshop.

This broadside has been produced in a format designed to be displayed.

The poem has been set on a Monotype composition caster, and it is accompanied by a specially commissioned illustration by one of four distinguished and sought-after illustrators and printmakers. The poems have been printed letterpress on a Heidelberg SB cylinder press at Hand & Eye Letterpress, London, with the illustrations printed digitally in full colour.

386 x 312mm.

Printed on Somerset Satin White 250gsm.

The broadsides are limited to a print run of 100 copies only. They are signed by the poets and numbered.

Daljit Nagra's first collection Look We Have Coming to Dover! won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award, whilst his second, Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2011. In 2013 Faber published his version of the Ramayana. Bruno Mangyoku is a French freelance illustrator/animator/director, working currently in a Parisian workshop. This broadside has been produced in a format designed to be displayed. The poem has been set on a Monotype composition caster, and it is accompanied by a specially commissioned illustration by one of four distinguished and sought-after illustrators and printmakers. The poems have been printed letterpress on a Heidelberg SB cylinder press at Hand & Eye Letterpress, London, with the illustrations printed digitally in full colour. 386 x 312mm. Printed on Somerset Satin White 250gsm. The broadsides are limited to a print run of 100 copies only. They are signed by the poets and numbered.
  • About Daljit Nagra

    Daljit Nagra has published four poetry collections with Faber & Faber. He has won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem and Best First Collection, the South Bank Show Decibel Award and the Cholmondeley Award. His books have been nominated for the Costa Prize and twice for the T. S. Eliot Prize, and he has been selected as a New Generation Poet by the Poetry Book Society. He is the inaugural Poet-in-Residence for Radio 4 & 4 Extra, and presents a weekly programme, Poetry Extra, on Radio 4 Extra. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was elected to its Council, and is a trustee of the Arvon Trust. He has judged many prizes including the Samuel Johnson Prize, the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Costa Prize, the David Cohen Prize and the National Poetry Competition. His poems have been published in the New YorkerPoetry ChicagoLRBTLS and New Statesman. He has written for the Guardian and Financial Times. He teaches at Brunel University, London.

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