Posts Tagged ‘Birmingham’

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

To celebrate the publication of their fiftieth book in five years, Jewellery Quarter-based publisher the Emma Press is throwing a birthday party. The business has grown from humble origins – in 2012, production assistant Emma Wright quit her job with a large trade publisher in London to start her own publishing business.

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The Emma Press is publishing a book of poems about Birmingham this week. The anthology, titled This Is Not Your Final Form, will be launched at Waterstones Birmingham on Saturday 18th February, 11am-1pm.

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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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