Posts Tagged ‘children’s poetry’

The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about insects, for a children’s anthology to be edited by Fran Long and Dr Isabel Galleymore. The call opens on the 14th August 2018 and ends on 5th October 2018.

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The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian children’s titles and a landmark series of Latvian children’s picture books. For these titles, they received a grant from the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.

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

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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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The Emma Press is among the nine publishers awarded grants in the latest round of the “Support for Foreign Publishers Publishing Latvian Literature” programme, organised by the Latvian Writers Union (LWU) and financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia. The grants cover translation and production costs and are linked to Latvia’s participation in the 2018 London Book Fair, as one of the Market Focus countries.

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The Emma Press is looking for poems about kings and queens, for a new anthology aimed at children aged 8+. The deadline for submissions is 13th November 2016 and the book will be published in September 2017.

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The Emma Press is launching their second anthology of poems for children aged 8+ on 1st October 2016. Watcher of the Skies: Poems about Space and Aliens is edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright and features poems from established poets such as Mandy Coe, Inua Ellams and Cheryl Moskowitz, as well as newer poets such as Sohini Basak and Mary Anne Clark.

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