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The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about insects, for a children’s anthology to be edited by Fran Long and Dr Isabel Galleymore. The call opens on the 14th August 2018 and ends on 5th October 2018.

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Award-winning publisher the Emma Press has published In Transit: Poems of Travel, an anthology of poems about travelling experiences and personal change. Edited by Sarah Jackson and Tim Youngs, this is a collaboration between the Emma Press and the Centre for Travel Writing Studies at Nottingham Trent University.

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The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian children’s titles and a landmark series of Latvian children’s picture books. For these titles, they received a grant from the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.

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The Emma Press is launching a poetry anthology about animals, titled Some Cannot Be Caught: The Emma Press Book of Beasts, edited by Anja Konig and Liane Strauss.

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The Emma Press is launching a call for poems on the topic of illness. The call opens on 11th July 2018 and ends on 31st August 2018.

Poets are invited to send in up to 3 poems on the topic of illness to be considered for an anthology launching in April 2019. The anthology will be edited by Amy Mackelden and Dylan Jaggard.

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The Emma Press has launched Queen of Seagulls, a picture book for children by award-winning Latvian writer-illustrator Rūta Briede. To support the publication, Rūta will be visiting in the UK to take part in a number of events for young readers. Please see below for full details.

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The Emma Press has launched The Book of Clouds, a poetry book for children by distinguished Latvian-Swedish poet Juris Kronbergs.

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The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘night-time stories’ for their debut anthology of short fiction. The call opens on 30th May 2018 and it ends on 3rd August 2018.

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The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian titles and one Estonian title. For the Latvian titles, they received a grant from the Latvian Writers’ Union (Latvijas Rakstnieku Savienība) and Latvia’s Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.

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The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘future poems’. The call opens on 19th February and ends on 1st April 2018.

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