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.
Award-winning publisher the Emma Press has published In Transit: Poems of Travel, an anthology of poems about travelling experiences and personal change. Edited by Sarah Jackson and Tim Youngs, this is a collaboration between the Emma Press and the Centre for Travel Writing Studies at Nottingham Trent University.
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.
The Emma Press is launching a poetry anthology about animals, titled Some Cannot Be Caught: The Emma Press Book of Beasts, edited by Anja Konig and Liane Strauss.
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.
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.
The Emma Press has launched The Book of Clouds, a poetry book for children by distinguished Latvian-Swedish poet Juris Kronbergs.
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.
To celebrate the publication of their fiftieth book in five years, Jewellery Quarter-based publisher the Emma Press is throwing a birthday party. The business has grown from humble origins – in 2012, production assistant Emma Wright quit her job with a large trade publisher in London to start her own publishing business.
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.