Ten years ago I came across some haunting photographs of abandonment and ruin in Detroit. These were photos of unpeopled landscapes: schools, libraries, dentists, police stations, factories, theatres and ballrooms, all emptied out, as if some invisible apocalypse had breathed
The Emma Press is delighted to announce the pamphlet poets of 2022, chosen from 413 submissions (from the 2019-2020 call for submissions). The selected poets were chosen by publisher and editor Emma Dai'an Wright, and the new pamphlets will all join
We'll start our new programme with a soft relaunch in June 2021. For this call we will be looking exclusively for essay collections, to continue our series that began with Nina Mingya Powles' Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in
The Emma Press is launching Hailman by Leanne Radojkovich in May 2021. The short story collection was launched with an in-person event at Auckland Writers Festival on 11th May 2021, and will be followed by an online launch on 14th May.
I'm delighted to announce the pamphlet poets of 2021, chosen mostly from the 2019/20 call for submissions. I'll be announcing the 2022 poets next month, after I've had all my video calls with them, but for now I wanted to share with you the brilliant poets who will form my 2021 poetry pamphlet list.