Slide The Emma Press
We love literature
We publish themed poetry anthologies, single-author poetry and fiction pamphlets (chapbooks), and books for children. home-2-revolution-img-2 j
The Emma Press Books can change lives We believe that there are many voices which remain unheard, and readers whose needs are not met by the output of mainstream publishing. Slide The Emma Press Poetry, short fiction and children’s books We have a growing list of translations which includes titles from Latvia, Estonia, Indonesia, Spain and the Netherlands.


Upcoming events: launches & readings

Find out what we’ve got coming up, from virtual booklaunches to our weekly Friday online readings.


The latest

Find out about our new books, upcoming e-events and any calls for submissions.

  • The Emma Press has signed Pakistani poet and academic Rakhshan Rizwan’s debut poetry collection. Emma Dai’an Wright, executive editor of The Emma Press, acquired world rights in the English language to Europe, Love Me Back. It will publish on 6th October 2022.

  • I like the idea of composing poems that examine what happens when things turn out a bit lovely

  • It was the 8th of December last year; I had just stepped through the door after a long day at work and I decided to check my phone for any late emails… The effects of a tough day quickly vanished when I read that I had been successful in becoming a Publicity and Marketing Intern at The Emma Press! This amazing opportunity came as part of my Publishing MA at York St. John.

Our Catalogue

Our full catalogue is available to download here, if you would prefer to browse our publications that way. You can click on the titles to get to the webshop pages.

Slide f f f what's new Hot off the Press: too many to mention
What haven’t we been publishing recently? Check out our list and see what we’ve been up to.

Slide what's new Check out the adorable little Bicki-Books We’ve published twelve of these gorgeous mini poetry picturebooks so far. Originally published in Latvia, the Bicki-Books are perfect gifts for little ones. h g j


  • Emma Dai'an Wright is the founder of The Emma Press, and works across all areas of the business, from commissioning, editing, typesetting, illustrating, marketing and sales. She isn't the author of any books - this bit is just appearing under every book until we've finished updating the website!
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