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Saraband is the Saltire Society Scottish
Publisher of the Year 2013
Saraband is a creative independent publisher
known for its engaging, well-written and beautiful non-fiction
titles (especially in nature, history and memoir), and for its
emerging literary and crime fiction lists. The crime, mystery and
noir titles are published under a separate imprint, Contraband.
Saraband was named inaugural Saltire Society Publisher of the Year (in 2013)
and published Graeme Macrae Burnet's 2016 Man Booker
Prize-shortlisted His Bloody Project.
Saraband have also been innovators in the digital realm,
creating the hit Burns Night app, and co-producing Bookspotting
with Publishing Scotland and Nesta.
Publications (yearly average): 12
Types of books published: Literary and
commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, memoir and biography
Submission details: Rarely accept unsolicited
Publishing Scotland Company
Development Project Saraband was one of the
publishers that participated in the Publishing Scotland Company
Development Project. For more information on Saraband's involvement
you can watch the Saraband Case Study
video. For a general overview, visit the Project page.
People: Sara Hunt (Managing Director) and Craig