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.

  • Imogen Davies has been doing a work placement with us for the last few months, as part of her Publishing MA at York St John University. We asked her to pick out some books from our catalogue and write a blog about them, so here it is - take it away, Imogen!

    Although it’s been about a year since the romance drama Normal People was brought to our screens, it’s difficult to log into social media without eventually scrolling past an artfully taken photo of the book or screen capture of the show, featuring a devastating quote, or perhaps more likely, discussion on Paul Mescal’s engagement. The show is a heart-achingly accurate portrayal of love and all the embarrassments, joys and complications it brings.

  • Over the course of 10 weeks, beginning in March, I’ve been working virtually with The Emma Press on a placement focusing on marketing and publicity. My experience here will form the basis of my MA Publishing dissertation as I reflect on what I’ve been up to as well as the publishing world more widely.

  • When I was little, one of my hobbies was ‘writing’ — I sat and covered sheets of paper with looping, wavelike lines. Soon enough I was in a classroom, and being taught to write cursive letters, then words. I was

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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