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23 October 2018

Sandstone Press Ltd


Sandstone Press is a publisher of fiction and non-fiction books and ebooks. Based in Highland Scotland, the company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods.

Sandstone Press books have won or been shortlisted for many literary prizes including the Man Booker, Arthur C Clarke, Saltire Society, Creative Scotland, Green Carnation and Boardman Tasker Awards. 

Sandstone Press is represented by DJ Segrue Ltd, with ebooks distributed by Faber Factory Powered by Constellation.


Established: 2002

Publications (yearly average): 25-30

Types of book published: Fiction and non-fiction

Submissions: See the website:


Publishing Scotland Company Development Project  Sandstone Press was one of the publishers that participated in the Publishing Scotland Company Development Project. For more information on Sandstone's involvement you can watch the Sandstone Press Case Study video. For a general overview, visit the Project page.



People: Robert Davidson (Managing Director); Moira Forsyth (Editorial Director); Iain Gordon (Financial Director and Company Secretary)

Address: Dochcarty Road, Dingwall, Ross-shire IV15 9UG
Tel and fax: 01349 865 484
Facebook: Sandstone Press
Twitter: @sandstonepress


Representation UK:
Quantum Publishing Solutions Ltd, The Coach House, Storrs Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 1BB
Jim Chalmers: 07710 511 946

Representation Ireland:
Brian Blennerhassett, Butler Sims Ltd, 1st Floor, 89 Rathgar Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6
Mobile: 00 353 86 8257305

Distributor UK and Ireland: BookSource

Distributor US: Dufour Editions, Inc, PO Box 7, Chester Springs, PA, 19425, United States of America; Phone (610) 458-5005, Fax (610) 458-7103, Email: