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18 September 2021

Sandstone Press Ltd

Sandstone Press is an independent publisher based in Scotland, with an international outlook. We aim to publish thoughtful, intelligent and emotionally engaging narratives, both fiction and non-fiction, from unique voices, which engage strongly with the contemporary world. 

Award-winning literature from an award winning publisher
Sandstone Press was selected as Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the year in 2014 and 2019, the first company to win the award twice, Nibbies Small Press of the Year in 2019, and short listed as IPG Trade Independent Publisher of the Year in 2020. Sandstone Press employees and authors have won or been listed for many prizes including Saltire Society Emerging Publisher of the Year, the International Booker and Booker Prizes.

Sandstone Press is represented by Inpress Books, with eBook distributed by Faber Factory.

Established: 2002

Publications (yearly average): 25-30

Types of book published: Fiction and non-fiction

Submissions: See the website




People: Robert Davidson (Managing Director); Moira Forsyth (Publishing Director)

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

Tel: 01463 389 189



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: