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The Emma Press is launching a call for poems on the topic of illness. The call opens on 11th July 2018 and ends on 31st August 2018.

Poets are invited to send in up to 3 poems on the topic of illness to be considered for an anthology launching in April 2019. The anthology will be edited by Amy Mackelden and Dylan Jaggard.

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The Emma Press has launched Queen of Seagulls, a picture book for children by award-winning Latvian writer-illustrator Rūta Briede. To support the publication, Rūta will be visiting in the UK to take part in a number of events for young readers. Please see below for full details.

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The Emma Press has launched The Book of Clouds, a poetry book for children by distinguished Latvian-Swedish poet Juris Kronbergs.

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The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘night-time stories’ for their debut anthology of short fiction. The call opens on 30th May 2018 and it ends on 3rd August 2018.

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The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian titles and one Estonian title. For the Latvian titles, they received a grant from the Latvian Writers’ Union (Latvijas Rakstnieku Savienība) and Latvia’s Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.

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The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘future poems’. The call opens on 19th February and ends on 1st April 2018.

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The Emma Press has launched call for pamphlet proposals. The independent publisher, which is based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, is looking for both poetry and prose pamphlets, for adults and for children. The call opens on 17th October and closes on 10th December 2017.

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The Emma Press has launched a poetry book for children which addresses social anxiety and loneliness.

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The Emma Press is launching the debut collection of poems by Rakhshan Rizwan this week, to coincide with National Poetry Day.

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The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about dinosaurs, to be published in an anthology for children edited by Richard O’Brien.

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