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Sponsor Ormonde and get your name in the book
Book / News

Sponsor Ormonde and get your name in the book

Excitingly, Hercules Editions’ third book, Ormonde, has been announced for November 2014. Ormonde is a chapbook by the award-winning author Hannah Lowe, which brings together a cycle of poems and unique personal and historical archives to chart the 1947 journey of SS Ormonde, the first ship (more than a year before SS Empire Windrush) to carry immigrants from Jamaica … Continue reading

Visit us at Free Verse!
News

Visit us at Free Verse!

Just a quick one to say we (that’s Tammy and Vici) will be at Free Verse: the Poetry Book Fair this year. Free Verse is an all-day bazaar, market, library, meeting place, performance venue, information resource and more. Celebrating the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK, you’ll find publishers large and small (that’s us!), … Continue reading

Personal Archaeology poetry workshop
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Personal Archaeology poetry workshop

Both Formerly and its sister publication Heart Archives draw poetic inspiration from concrete reminders of times past. Now a new poetry workshop led by Heart Archives author Sue Rose offers a chance to explore personal history through the medium of your own cherished objects. This fascinating day course will examine the use of such artefacts as prompts for writing … Continue reading

Formerly 2nd edition now out
Book / News

Formerly 2nd edition now out

We’re delighted to announce the new, shiny second edition of Formerly, as after little more than a year we’ve sold out of our first edition. Congratulations to everyone who bought that one – you’ve now got a collector’s item. Edition two is the same size and has the same contents, but with a few notable … Continue reading

Those SUNY essays in full
Education / News

Those SUNY essays in full

In the previous post, we recounted how a group of US students explored some of London’s less touristic hot-spots under the guidance of Formerly. The undergrads, from SUNY (aka State University of New York, Fredonia – located near to Niagara Falls, how cool is that?) have now uploaded their resultant writings to a blog (pictured). … Continue reading