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A new book celebrating 30 inspirational Birmingham women has been brought to life by a stunning collection of portraits created by an all-female team of illustrators.

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CLiPPA award-winning publisher The Emma Press is a publishing a collection of children’s poetry by an author dubbed ‘Estonia’s Michael Rosen.’

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The Emma Press has launched a call for poems inspired by the Gothic. Successful poems will be published in an anthology to be edited by Nisha Bhakoo and Charlotte Geater. The call opens on the 18th September 2018 and ends on the 9th November 2018. The anthology will be published in 2019.

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The Emma Press have been awarded a LitRi translation grant for the translation of three Indonesian titles into English. They are the only UK trade publisher to be awarded funding from the program this year.

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Award-winning publisher the Emma Press will be publishing an illustrated book of true stories about inspirational women from Birmingham in October, in collaboration Birmingham City Council. → Read more

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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