Comma Press (@commapress )

Comma Press

Bio Independent publisher of short fiction from the UK and beyond. Small Press of the Year shortlistee. Tweets: @beccap1502 & @zoelizturner E:
Location Manchester, UK
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Account created 10-04-2009 12:01:42
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Twitter Web App : PEN Translates is open for submissions until 31 May! The award helps UK publishers to meet the costs of translating new works into English – whilst ensuring translators are acknowledged and paid properly for their work. Apply!… #PENTranslates

Twitter Web App : We’re looking for walkers to join our team for the London Legal Walk on the 17th June! Combined we’re hoping to walk 130km, the distance between Brook House IRC and Yarl’s Wood IRC. Are you ready to #GoTheDistance for detainees? Sign up now:

Twitter Web App : Call out to independent bookshops! We're looking for new bookshop to feature for our regular section which platforms independent bookshops across London! Want in? Get in touch: 📚

Twitter Web App : Hello Twitterverse! I am looking for a literary translation mentor! Please read and retweet this thread to find out more about me. #poetry #translation

TweetDeck : If youre looking for #NorthernFictionAlliance events we have two editor panels coming up: one this weekend at Sabotage Reviews Saboteur Fest in #Birmingham and one at Mslexia #Mslexicon in #Leeds in July, hear from some of the Norths innovative indies:

Twitter Web App : Warwick Prize for Women in Translation: The submission period ends June 7th. Please do send us your titles - published between April 1 2018 and March 31 2019. Details and entry form here!…

Twitter Web App : *Update: Now sold out!*

Thanks for all the RTs. Can't wait to get started :)!…

Twitter Web Client : Manchester! What are you doing this Saturday? Well be selling our books at Central Library Manchester Libraries from 12 - 4 with loads of other amazing indie presses so come down, say hi, grab a deal on some new words! (were not even limited to this beautiful array of translations)

Twitter Web App : Exciting news! If you cant get to your local bookshop, The Northern Fiction Alliance store is now live on BOOKS etc. - top titles from northern indie presses available to shop with special discounts now, check it out here:…

Twitter Web App : Unapologetically political, Comma Press are in the vanguard of UK literary culture.

Twitter Web App : A great review 'It provides a window onto Birmingham, an insight into what life in tower blocks, notorious estates, even the ghosts of long demolished houses is really like; and more generally, on the possibilities of art, and the beauty and poetry to be found in everyday life.'…

iPhone : Hello tweeps - just to remind you, the evening events in Lewes, Alfriston, Eastbourne and Bexhill in July are free and open to all. You dont have to walk to attend! So check out the details on but arrive early to be sure of a seat! (Photo: John Barrett)

iPhone : You cant spell Ryanair without Rania, so one flight later Ive finished the beautiful, tender and compassionate Thirteen Months of Sunrise by Rania Mamoun, tr Elisabeth Jaquette, pub Comma Press A superb collection. Id love it if her two novels got translated from Arabic too.

iPhone : Next is Thirteen Months of Sunrise by Rania Mamoun, tr by Elisabeth Jaquette. I think its the first collection by a female Sudanese writer available in English. It was published recently by Comma Press Am really looking forward to it after reading Rania in the Book of Khartoum.