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Birmingham based publisher the Emma Press is launching Super Guppy on 30th May 2019.

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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.

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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.

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Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press is launching The Adventures of Na Willa at the London Book Fair 2019.

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Award-winning poetry publisher The Emma Press has announced their first three pamphlets of 2019, after an open call for submissions in late 2017.

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One hundred copies of Wain, a poetry book by Rachel Plummer, have been donated to schools across Scotland ahead of its publication this Thursday.

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Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press is to publish a collection of LGBT-themed poems for teens, based on retellings of Scottish myths, on 28th February 2019.

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CLiPPA award-winning publisher The Emma Press is publishing their first children’s chapter book, The Girl Who Learned All the Languages of the World, written by acclaimed Latvian author Ieva Flamingo. The translation and production of the book was supported by a grant from the Latvian Writers Union and the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.

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The Emma Press has launched the first batch of Bicki-Books, a landmark series of pocket-sized picture books for children originally published in Latvia by liels un mazs. Each Bicki-Book features a classic Latvian children’s poem, newly translated into English, with illustrations from some of Latvia’s leading illustrators. The six titles include Ice Cream and Naughty Gnat.

The English publication of the Bicki-Books is supported by a grant from the Latvian Writers Union.

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The Emma Press has announced a call for picture book submissions from writers – including those who illustrate their own work.

The independent publisher, which is based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, are looking for manuscripts for picture books for children with potential for crossover appeal.

The call is open from 14th January 2019, and closes on 20th April 2019.

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