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 was born and raised in West London, then Sheffield. He currently lives in Harrow with his wife and daughters. In 2004 his poem 'Look We Have Coming to Dover!' won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem, and his first collection of the same name won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection, was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award and won the 2008 South Bank Show/Arts Council Decibel Award. Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! (2011) and the Ramayana (2013) were both shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. He teaches at Brunel University London and is currently Poet in Residence at BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra.

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