Sandstone Press


Sandstone Press is located in Dingwall on the Inner Moray Firth in Scotland. As such it is the most northerly publishing house of its type in Britain. Founded in 2002 by present Managing Director Robert Davidson, the company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods. Our list ranges widely across genres and subject matter, with a separate strand of books in Gaelic published under the Lasag label. All are set in beautiful covers with a mainstream audience in mind.

The company is represented by Quantum Publishing Solutions in Great Britain, Brian Blennerhasset in Ireland and Dufour Editions in North America. Our books are distributed by Book Source, ebooks by Faber Factory Powered by Constellation.

Sandstone Press books have won or been shortlisted for many literary prizes including the Man Booker, Commonwealth, Arthur C Clarke, Creative Scotland, Green Carnation, Saltire Society, Petrona, Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize (SA), Bill Rollinson Prize for Landscape and Tradition, Boardman Tasker, Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, Betty Trask Award, Not the Booker, and Desmond Elliott Awards.