Edinburgh-born Jean Findlay has spent her life working in various areas of literature. She set up Scotland Street Press in 2014 and now publishes Scottish and international authors, selling the rights worldwide.Both in 2019 and 2020 the press has been shortlisted for the Bookseller Small Press of the Year Award. The press has participated to the EIBF since 2016 featuring at least two authors in the programme.
Scotland Street Press collaborates on every aspect of every book, and this process has been highly educative for the emerging young publishers who undertake internships with us. We have worked with many student interns from Scotland and Europe. The company has grown to support five paid part-time positions which make up its all women team: Jean Findlay, Lucrezia Gaion, Antonia Weir, Kate Jowett and Catie Gladstone
Adventurous and beguiling travel memoir by a young man of 23, voyaging over Europe to Tibet, on foot, horseback and bus. A coming of age book, ending when he witnesses the uprising of Tibetan monks in 1987, which was put down with violence by the Chinese authorities. With a forward by Alexander McCall Smith.
Known above all for his translation of Proust, Charles Scott Moncrieff also had his own poetry and stories published in literary periodicals in the early twentieth century. Here for the first time is a collection of these.
This is a story about hope overcoming evil, written with satisfying moral complexity. Ruth's devastation breaks apart time. She sees that her hopes and dreams are a visceral halo of rainbow colours spinning to white... and that evil dream thieves are severing these halos from sleeping victims, many of whom she knows.
After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis aged 27, Roger Chisholm started on a series of extreme adventures: ski- mountaineering in the Alps, sailing the Arctic Circle, working as a doctor in India. This is the story of a man determined to live life to the full in spite of the odds.
Book Festival Trading Ltd (SC246802) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Edinburgh International Book Festival (a registered charity in Scotland SC010120) with its registered address at 5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.