The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about rituals and customs in Britain, for an anthology publishing in October 2018. Editors Richard O'Brien and Emma Wright hope the book will 'build up a portrait of the country by exploring what its inhabitants commemorate'. The book's theme is inspired by Ovid's Fasti.
The Emma Press has launched an open call for poems about animals. The Birmingham publisher is looking for poems to feature in The Emma Press Bestiary, guest-edited by Anja Konig and Liane Strauss and publishing in October 2017. The deadline for submissions is 4th December 2016.
The Emma Press is launching The Emma Press Anthology of the Sea on 20th October 2016. It will be the thirteenth in the publisher’s series of themed poetry anthologies, following books with themes including ageing, metamorphosis, female friendship and homesickness. Eve Lacey, the editor, previously edited Furies, an anthology of contemporary women’s poetry published by For Books’ Sake in 2014.
The Emma Press is releasing an expanded edition of The Emma Press Anthology of Mildly Erotic Verse (2013) in time for Valentine’s Day.
The Emma Press has published an anthology of poems about ageing, edited by Sarah Hesketh. The Emma Press Anthology of Age features new poems which take a close, hard look at old age, taking in the pain, humour, anger and fear associated with this universal state.
The Emma Press has launched an anthology of poems about slow things, edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright. The aptly-named Slow Things contains poems about everything from slow creatures (sloths), slow processes (cleaning teapots) and slow treats (parkin).
The Emma Press has launched an open call for submissions to a sea-themed poetry anthology due for release in October 2016. The independent publisher, based in Winnersh, is inviting poets to send in up to three poems by 21st June 2015.
The Emma Press has announced the poets who will feature in their forthcoming anthology of urgent new political poems, Campaign in Poetry, publishing on 2nd April 2015. The line-up includes several rising stars of the UK poetry scene: Luke Kennard, who
In a move set to rattle the producers of Fifty Shades of Grey, due for cinematic release on 13th February, the Emma Press has announced a new call for 'mildly erotic' poems. The publisher is planning an expanded second edition of