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The Emma Press


Mildly Erotic Verse

Mildly Erotic Verse


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

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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.


An anthology which celebrates modern eroticism in all its messy, sexy glory.

Aren’t mildly erotic things the most erotic of all? Sometimes eroticism isn’t just about sex – it can be about anticipation, desire, intimacy and romance. It can be wild, hilarious, beautiful and alarming, and it may be hard to define but you’ll know it when you see it. Mildly Erotic Verse skips the mechanics and dives straight into the emotional core of sex, celebrating the diversity and eccentricity of human sexuality.

With poems from Jamie Baxter, Vasiliki Albedo Bennu, Nisha Bhakoo, Julia Bird, Sophia Blackwell, Jo Brandon, Annie Brechin, Alan Buckley, Helen Clare, George David Clark, Mel Denham, Isobel Dixon, Hugh Dunkerley, Victoria Gatehouse, Mary Gilonne, Stephanie Green, Robert Hamberger, Ramona Herdman, Hilaire, Lynn Hoffman, James Horrocks, Kirsten Irving, Victoria Kennefick, Amy Key, Angela Kirby, Anja Konig, Ali Lewis, Holly Magill, Ikhda Ayuning Maharsi, Amy McCauley, Laura McKee, Fiona Moore, Steve Nash, Richard O’Brien, Camille Ralphs, Emma Reay, Kristen Roberts, Jacqueline Saphra, Lawrence Schimel, Stephen Sexton, Natalie Shaw, Di Slaney, Ruth Stacey, Jon Stone, Kelley Swain, Ali Thurm, Sara-Mae Tuson, Nicola Warwick, Ruth Wiggins and Jerrold Yam.

Paperback ISBN 978-1-910139-34-9
Publication date: 29th January 2016
104 pages / 50 poems / 8 illustrations

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