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about us

an indie publisher with history and ambition

who we are

Small, yet mighty.

Scotland Street Press is a small, independent publisher of fiction, history, poetry, biography and translation based in Edinburgh. And when we say small, we mean really small. But our size and our independence give us the freedom to champion stories we believe need to be told and voices that need to be heard. 

history

Our literary provenance.

The history of our publishing house gives us substance and has left us embedded in literary heritage. We have grown out of literary tradition, which we take seriously but wear lightly, with the confidence in who we are to explore new things. Scotland Street Press is small but mighty: as at home on the international stage as we are your local indie bookshop.

voices

Giving a voice to unique authors.

We celebrate individuality, prioritise women’s writing and continually seek to include more diverse authors. We publish interesting, varied, challenging voices who have good stories to tell, and in doing so bring Scotland into an international conversation. We seek to be brave and take risks by publishing new and unheard voices, we have an open submissions policy, because we believe it is worth it. 

team

Jean Fraser

Head of Publishing
Jean Fraser was born in Edinburgh. She co-founded an award winning theatre company and wrote and produced plays which toured world-wide. She spent years in London writing drama and book reviews for the Scotsman. She founded Scotland Street Press in Edinburgh in 2014.

Antonia Shack

Designer, Poetry and Fiction Editor
Antonia is an editor and designer at Scotland Street Press. She edits our poetry and fiction and leads on the design and typeset of our books. She reads world literature, poetry and plays, ever interested with content/form interplay and the texture of language.

Catie Gladstone

Non-Fiction Editor and Submissions
Catie Gladstone is the latest addition to the Scotland Street Press team, joining in March 2021. Her favourite philosophy book is ‘The View from Nowhere’ by Thomas Nagel, and her favourite novelist is Molly Keane. Catie leads on Non-fiction editing and manages submissions.

Katie Jowett

Marketing and Publicity Manager
Katie Jowett is a marketing, publicity and events specialist. Coming from a background in arts marketing and communications, Katie has worked in content marketing, copywriting, editorial and digital roles for international organisations including Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Lucrezia Gaion

Events management
Lucrezia has worked for Scotland Street Press since March 2019. At Scotland Street Press she edits and copy-edits fiction, organizes events. Lucrezia is also a chartered librarian. As a voracious reader of fiction and nonfiction across genres, she will find the right book recommendation for anyone.

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on our shelf

Our 2021 book catalogue.

Do you sell books? Interested in bulk-ordering for your store? Or just intrigued? Download our catalogue to see what's in stock this year.
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