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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 Findlay

Head of Publishing
Jean Findlay was born in Edinburgh. She studied Law and French at Edinburgh University and Theatre under Tadeusz Kantor in Kracow, Poland. She co-founded an award winning theatre company and wrote and produced plays which toured world-wide. Jean is a wife and mother and plays the bagpipes.

Antonia Shack

Designer, Poetry and Fiction Editor
Antonia is the editor and designer at Scotland Street Press. She edits our poetry and fiction and leads on the design and typeset of our books. She studied English Literature at Edinburgh University and graduated with first class honours. She is also an actor and a keen reader and walker.

Catie Gladstone

Non-Fiction Editor and Submissions
Catie Gladstone is the latest addition to the Scotland Street Press team, joining in March 2021. She is originally from a remote corner of south west Scotland, settling in Edinburgh after completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Oxford and a master’s degree at King’s College London.

Katie Jowett

Marketing and Publicity Manager
Katie Jowett is a marketing, publicity and events specialist who has been working with Scotland Street Press since August 2020. She graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in English Language & Literature.

Lucrezia Gaion

Events management
Lucrezia has worked for Scotland Street Press since March 2019. She was born and raised in Italy, holds a first class honours degree in English from Loyola University in Chicago and an MLitt in Victorian Literature from the University of St Andrews.

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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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