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.
Moon Juice, a collection of poems for children by Kate Wakeling with illustrations by Elīna Brasliņa, has been shortlisted for the 2017 CLiPPA Award.
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 is publishing a book of poems about Birmingham this week. The anthology, titled This Is Not Your Final Form, will be launched at Waterstones Birmingham on Saturday 18th February, 11am-1pm.
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.