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23 June 2021

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. Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn Booth from Arabic and published by Sandstone Press won the Man Booker International Prize 2019.

Sandstone Press won the Saltire Society Publisher of the Year 2014.

Sandstone Press is represented by Quantum Publishing Solution, 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 (Publishing Director)

Address: PO Box 41, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire, IV6 7YX

Tel: 01463 567 080



Facebook: Sandstone Press

Twitter: @sandstonepress


Representation UK: Inpress Books
Tel: +44 (0) 191 230 8104
Representation Ireland: RepForce Ireland
Louise Dobbin:
Tel: 00 353 86 8511783
Representation Middle East: Ward International
Richard Ward: / Henry Ward:
Tel: +44 (0) 20 86721 171
Representation Far East: Ashton International Marketing Services
Julian Ashton:
Representation Latin America & Caribbean: Intermediaamericana Ltd.
David Williams:
Distribution UK and Ireland
Book Source, 50 Cambuslang Road, Cambuslang, Glasgow, G32 8NB
Tel: 0845 370 0063; Fax: 0845 370 0064; Email:
Distribution North America (Incl. United States, Mexico & Canada)
Casemate IPM, 1950 Lawrence Road, Havertown PA 19083, USA
Tel: 001 610 853 9131; Fax: 001 610 853 9146; Email: