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.
The Emma Press has launched a call for submissions for poems about travel for an anthology titled In Transit: Poems about Travel.
The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about rituals and customs in Britain, for an anthology publishing in October 2018. Editors Richard O’Brien and Emma Wright hope the book will ‘build up a portrait of the country by exploring what its inhabitants commemorate’. The book’s theme is inspired by Ovid’s Fasti.
The Emma Press has been awarded the £5000 Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets. The Jewellery Quarter-based publishing house, headed by Emma Wright, took home the cheque on Tuesday. Wright completes the hat-trick of Birmingham women winning big on the poetry scene, following Jenna Clake’s £1,500 win in the Melita Hume Prize and Cynthia Miller’s selection for the prestigious Primers scheme.