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.
The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘future poems’. The call opens on 19th February and ends on 1st April 2018.
The Emma Press has launched call for pamphlet proposals. The independent publisher, which is based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, is looking for both poetry and prose pamphlets, for adults and for children. The call opens on 17th October and closes on 10th December 2017.
The Emma Press has launched a poetry book for children which addresses social anxiety and loneliness.
The Emma Press is launching the debut collection of poems by Rakhshan Rizwan this week, to coincide with National Poetry Day.
The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about dinosaurs, to be published in an anthology for children edited by Richard O’Brien.