Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

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.

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Award-winning publisher the Emma Press has published In Transit: Poems of Travel, an anthology of poems about travelling experiences and personal change. Edited by Sarah Jackson and Tim Youngs, this is a collaboration between the Emma Press and the Centre for Travel Writing Studies at Nottingham Trent University.

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The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian children’s titles and a landmark series of Latvian children’s picture books. For these titles, they received a grant from the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.

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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 launching the debut collection of poems by Rakhshan Rizwan this week, to coincide with National Poetry Day.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Emma Press has launched an open call for poems about aunts.

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The Emma Press has been shortlisted in the Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets for the second year running.

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