Emma Lee

25 Emma Lee

We  published Emma’s poetry collection The Significance of a Dress in February 2020

We published Emma’s poem Voices after a Tsunami in The Other Side of Sleep.

Emma has a flash fiction in Story Cities.

For Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019 Emmas poems were performed at  Clydebank, Greenwich, Hastings, Holyhead (Casting a Daughter Adrift) ; and Greenwich, Lisbon (When you regret wishing for something thrilling) and published in the Time and Tide anthology.

Emma has a poem, Moonlight is Web-Coloured in No Spider Harmed in the Making of this Book

Emma Lee was born in South Gloucestershire and now lives in Leicestershire. Her poems, short stories and articles have appeared in many anthologies and magazines in the UK and Canada, Hong Kong, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey and USA.

Emma’s most recent collection is “Ghosts in the Desert” (IDP, UK 2015).  She has performed her work at The Poetry Cafe in London, all three Leicestershire universities, at LCFC, the Jam Factory in Oxford, Hatherley Manor in Cheltenham, amongst other venues. She’s also read poems for BBC Radio and EAVA FM and joined panels organised by the University of Leicester’s Sociology, Communications and Media department to talk about artistic responses to the refugee crisis arising from her co-editing of “Over Land, Over Sea: poems for those seeking refuge” and curation of Journeys in Translation.

Her essay “Spoken Word as a way of Dismantling Barriers and Creating Space for Healing” was included in “Verbs that can Move Mountains” (Sabotage) and she presented a paper at the Jungle Factory Symposium organised by the Leicester Migration Network. Emma Lee’s poems have been translated into Chinese, Farsi, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian.

Currently she is on the committee of Leicester Writers’ Club and the steering group for the Leicester Writers’ Showcase and has experience in organising poetry readings and live literature events. She has given workshops for Leicester Writers’ Club, Leicester Poetry Society and the Local Writers’ Fair. Emma Lee also reviews for five poetry magazines, and was Poetry Reviews Editor for The Blue Nib. She blogs at http://emmalee1.wordpress.com.


22 thoughts on “Emma Lee

  1. Pingback: Saturday at Greenwich Book Festival | Arachne Press

  2. Pingback: Book Trailer: The Significance of a Dress | Arachne Press

  3. Pingback: Announcing the contributors to our 8th Anniversary Anthology | Arachne Press

  4. Pingback: The Significance of a Dress has arrived | Arachne Press

  5. Pingback: Time and Tide Videos: When you Regret Wishing… Greenwich & Oeiras | Arachne Press

  6. Pingback: Women on the Move: Poetry and Flash for International Women’s Day | Arachne Press

  7. Pingback: Time and Tide Videos: Casting a Daughter Adrift Greenwich & Holyhead | Arachne Press

  8. Pingback: #IWD2020- Photos | Arachne Press

  9. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video Outside the Photograph | Arachne Press

  10. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video Diary from Holloway Gaol | Arachne Press

  11. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video How Rapunzel Ends | Arachne Press

  12. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video I Saw Lifejackets on the Beach | Arachne Press

  13. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video Casting a Daughter Adrift | Arachne Press

  14. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video Standing on Ice | Arachne Press

  15. Pingback: Emma Lee IWD video The Significance of a Dress | Arachne Press

  16. Pingback: Lockdown Interviews: No13 Emma Lee interviewed by Michelle Penn | Arachne Press

  17. Pingback: Lockdown Interviews: no15 Jenny Mitchell, Interviewed by Emma Lee | Arachne Press

  18. Pingback: Author Guest Blog: Emma Lee – Significant Dresses | Arachne Press

  19. Pingback: Norwich Radical, Review of The Significance of a Dress | Arachne Press

  20. Pingback: Launching No Spider Harmed in the Making of This Book | Arachne Press

  21. Pingback: Book Launch Part 2 No Spider Harmed… | Arachne Press

  22. Pingback: Arachneversary Emma Lee The Significance of a Dress | Arachne Press

Leave a Reply