The Emma Press acquires a radical reworking of Arthurian myth from poet & novelist Clare Pollard, in her debut children’s fiction book
The Emma Press is delighted to announce acquisition of The Untameables, the debut children’s book from acclaimed poet, Clare Pollard. The Untameables was acquired by The Emma Press directly from the author in a deal for worldwide English-language rights (including
The Emma Press signs two new poetry pamphlets from open submissions call
The Emma Press has acquired two new poetry pamphlets submitted unagented to the press during its December 2021 call for submissions. The pamphlets touch on themes of femininity, anger, body image, autonomy, and generational and cultural challenges, changes, and resilience. Consistent
Get Inspired to Write for Children: Online Creative Writing Masterclasses from The Emma Press
We're hosting a series of online practical masterclasses exploring the craft of writing for children! Maybe you've always wanted to write for children, or perhaps you'd like to create something special for a child you know? You might have tried writing
The Emma Press takes three surreal new poetry collections from open call
The Emma Press has acquired three new poetry pamphlets submitted unagented to the press during its September 2021 call for submissions. The collections touch on themes of love and language, creativity, abusive medical systems weighted against marginalised genders, archives and cultural
December 2021 Submissions: Short and Longlists
Congratulations to all the listed writers and thank you to everyone who submitted! Here are our short and long listed authors from the December 2021 CfS.
Writing Your EP Essay Collection Proposal – A Guide
This post gives some guidance on writing your proposal for our upcoming submissions period.
The Emma Press is relaunching our submissions program – first up, ESSAY COLLECTIONS
We'll start our new programme with a soft relaunch in June 2021. For this call we will be looking exclusively for essay collections, to continue our series that began with Nina Mingya Powles' Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in
Birmingham publisher launches call for picture book manuscripts
The Emma Press has announced a call for picture book submissions from writers – including those who illustrate their own work. The independent publisher, which is based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, are looking for manuscripts for picture books for children with potential for crossover appeal. The call is open from 14th January 2019, and closes on 20th April 2019.
Birmingham publisher to launch call for picture book manuscripts
The Emma Press has announced plans to launch a call for picture book proposals from writers – including those who illustrate their own work – in 2019. The independent publisher, which is based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, will be looking for manuscripts for picture books for children with potential for crossover appeal. The call will open on 14th January 2019 and closes on 20th April 2019.
The Emma Press launches call for Gothic poems
The Emma Press has launched a call for poems inspired by the Gothic. Successful poems will be published in an anthology to be edited by Nisha Bhakoo and Charlotte Geater. The call opens on the 18th September 2018 and ends on the 9th November 2018. The anthology will be published in 2019.