This is the booklaunch for our newest poetry pamphlet: "Pilgrim" by Lisabelle Tay, illustrated by Reena Makwana. The event will feature a reading from Lisabelle and Q&A with both Lisabelle and Reena.
You can pre-order a copy of the book here: https://theemmapress.com/shop/pilgrim/
The book's blurb: In her debut pamphlet, Lisabelle Tay leads the reader down through the underworlds of illness, motherhood and family histories. Lighting the way with her luminescent poems, the poet draws on Celtic, Classical and Chinese mythologies, appealing to the selkie, Eurydice, and Chang’e in turn as she seeks a path through the darkness – and back to the light.
Pilgrim depicts a journey and a return, moving from the expansive and mythological to the inward and personal. The pilgrim who left is not the pilgrim who returns…