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05 April 2020

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 (Editorial Director)

Address: Suite 1, Willow House, Stoneyfield Business Park, Inverness IV2 7PA

Tel: 01463 567 080



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:
Louise Dobbin, RepForce Ireland
Tel: 00 353 86 8511783 

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: