Archive for the ‘Good Things’ Category

The Emma Press is publishing Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai, a food memoir by award-winning poet Nina Mingya Powles, at the end of the month.

Tiny Moons is a collection of essays about food and belonging. Powles journeys between Wellington, Kota Kinabalu and Shanghai, tracing the constants in her life: eating and cooking, and the dishes that have come to define her. Through childhood snacks, family feasts, Shanghai street food and student dinners, she attempts to find a way back towards her Chinese-Malaysian heritage.

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Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press has published a new children’s anthology of dinosaur poems titled Dragons of the Prime.

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

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Birmingham-based publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help them grow as an inclusive children’s publisher.

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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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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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Birmingham-based publisher Emma Press has been shortlisted for the Michael Marks Publishers’ Award 2018. They previously won the award in 2016 and this is the fourth time that they have been shortlisted.

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Moon Juice, a collection of poems for children by Kate Wakeling with illustrations by Elīna Brasliņa, has been shortlisted for the 2017 CLiPPA Award.

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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.

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