The Emma Press has published an anthology of gothic poetry, edited by Nisha Bhakoo. The book, published on 31st October 2019, features poems by contemporary poets including Angela Readman and Anna Kisby, and translations of poems by Spanish poet Sofía Rhei and Hungarian poet Lajos Szórádi.
The Emma Press has announced that it is accepting poetry manuscripts submissions until 24th January 2020. There are two categories – pamphlets for adults and collections for children – which will be judged by publisher Emma Dai’an Wright and poet Edward van de Vendel.
Birmingham-based publisher the Emma Press is launching The Goldfish in Kyoto on 26th October 2019. Written by Ikhda Ayuning Maharsi Degoul, an Indonesian poet based in Japan, The Goldfish is to join the Emma Press’ list of award-winning poetry pamphlets.
With her experimental, playful poems which capture the voice of a goldfish, Ikhda undergoes a surreal exploration of femininity in the new world – one which she describes as being of ‘cross-cultural thought and divergence’ – by drawing on the dualities of the life of a goldfish and the life of a woman.
Birmingham based publisher the Emma Press is launching Super Guppy on 30th May 2019.
Birmingham-based publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help them grow as an inclusive children’s publisher.
Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press is launching When It Rains on 26th March 2019, tying in with the London Book Fair’s Indonesia Market Focus.
Emma Wright, founder of the Emma Press, will be mentored by the curated online marketplace notonthehighstreet as part of a new three-year mentoring partnership with the Prince’s Trust charity.
Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press is launching The Adventures of Na Willa at the London Book Fair 2019.