Friday 22nd July 2016, London
Publisher Emma Wright will be spending the day at the Prince’s Trust Tomorrow’s Store in Moorgate, chatting to customers.
From 11am – 6pm.
Saturday 23rd-Sunday 24th July 2016, Birmingham
The Emma Press is participating in the Jewellery Quarter Open Studios weekend. Emma Wright, the publisher and illustrator, will set up a mini-office in new bar 1000 Trades and talk to visitors about how books are made. Read more here.
12pm-4pm, 1000 Trades, 16 Frederick St, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B1 3HE
Green Man Festival: Settlement
Emma Wright and Rachel Piercey will be running poetry workshops for children at Green Man Festival’s Settlement. More details to follow.
Poetry Parlour at Waterstones Birmingham
Join us for an evening of poetry, featuring special guest Rachel Piercey (author of Rivers Wanted) plus open mic slots available on a first-come first-served basis.
7-9pm, Waterstones Birmingham, tickets £4, booking details here.
We will have a stall at the Poetry Book Fair in Conway Hall, sharing with our mates at Valley Press.
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
Sunday 25th September 2016, Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare in Space: Poetry for children at Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival
Four poets featured in our new anthology Watcher of the Skies: Poems about Space and Aliens will read poems about marvellous machines and alien encounters, roaming freely across time and space, with a little splash of Shakespeare thrown in.
They will also be asking the audience for suggestions to write a group poem together. This afternoon is suitable for ages 6+, with lively, musical poems which will appeal to children and adults alike. Refreshments will be available.
Featuring Abigail Parry, Jon Stone, Kate Wakeling and Richard O’Brien.
2-4pm, Cafe in Hall’s Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BG
Tickets £5, details to follow soon