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The Emma Press


The Emma Press Anthology of Dance

The Emma Press Anthology of Dance


Edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright. Illustrated by Emma Wright.

A book that celebrates dance and the role it plays in people’s lives.

GTIN: N/A SKU: 978-1-910139-15-8 Categories: , ,

Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright

Rachel Piercey is a poet and editor for adults and children. She regularly performs her poems and runs writing workshops at schools and festivals across the country. Emma Wright runs The Emma Press.


This is a book for dance-lovers. It’s a book for everyone who catches their breath at the ballet or in front of Strictly Come Dancing, or who can’t look away when someone magnificent takes to the floor in a club.

This is a gorgeous collection of new poems by modern poets, with poems about everything from sloppy kitchen shuffles, strict ballet teachers and underwater waltzes.

With poems by Stephanie Arsoska, Sophie F Baker, Dzifa Benson, Jane Burn, John Canfield, George David Clark, Geraldine Clarkson, James Coghill, Brian Docherty, Claire Dyer, Francine Elena, Flora de Falbe, Katherine Gallagher, Hilary Gilmore, Rebecca Goss, Jan Heritage, Sarah Hesketh, Emma-Jane Hughes, Emma Jeremy, Carla Jones, Melinda Kallasmae, Anna Kisby, Gill Learner, Emma Lee, Julie Maclean, Martin Malone, Felicity Maxwell, Paul McMenemy, Margot Myers, Richard O’Brien, Rachel Piercey, Wendy Pratt, Rosie Sandler, Jacqueline Saphra, Catherine Smith, Maria Taylor, Pam Thompson, Andrew Wynn Owen and Lana Faith Young.

Paperback ISBN 978-1-910139-15-8
Publication date: 14th May 2015
80 pages / 42 poems / 8 illustrations

Additional information

Dimensions 12.3 × 18.4 cm

Paperback, eBook


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