Formerly is a multimedia project about disappearing London, with a cycle of 14 sonnets written by Tamar Yoseloff to accompany a series of photographs by Vici MacDonald, and an accompanying map and location guide. Recently the subject of a major exhibition at London’s Southbank Centre, it is also available as a beautifully produced chapbook, now in its second edition. To find out more about the project and the book, visit the Formerly website, which has poems, photos, maps, videos, and a fascinating journey revisiting all the Formerly locations.
We’re proud to announce that Tamar Yoseloff was recently shortlisted for the Poetry Society’s Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, for Formerly. An initiative of the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, the prize, now in its fourth year, is awarded to the living UK poet judged to have made the most exciting new contribution to poetry in the preceding year. This year’s judges were artist Cornelia Parker and poets Ian Duhig and Maura Dooley. The award was announced on 27 March 2013.
• Find out more at the Formerly website