Sinfonietta for London (Poetry Broadside)

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Jo Shapcott has published seven collections with Faber, including her most recent collection Of Mutability (2010), which won the Costa Book Award. In 2011 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Amanda-Sue Rope is a London-based artist and designer. Working with paint, print and ceramics, her graphic compositions are influenced by the architectural richness of her environment.

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.

Jo Shapcott has published seven collections with Faber, including her most recent collection Of Mutability (2010), which won the Costa Book Award. In 2011 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Amanda-Sue Rope is a London-based artist and designer. Working with paint, print and ceramics, her graphic compositions are influenced by the architectural richness of her environment. 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 Jo Shapcott

    Jo Shapcott was born and continues to live in London. Twice winner of the National Poetry Competition, she has published seven collections with Faber including Her Book: Poems 1988-1998 which selects from three earlier volumes: Electroplating the Baby (1988) which won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Phrase Book (1992) and My Life Asleep (1998) which won the Forward Poetry Prize. Her most recent collection Of Mutability (2010) won the Costa Book Award and in 2011 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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