discovering routes in roots.

Taproot Press is an Edinburgh-based publisher committed to presenting challenging, contemporary voices from both Scotland and beyond.

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Taproot Press was started by two University of Edinburgh students, Patrick and Dani, with the help of experienced editor Jennie Renton and poets Robert Alan Jamieson and Miranda Pearson.

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‘A remarkable novella, interweaving threads of disparate lives over two centuries […] tales come together to create a satisfying whole, encompassing personal relationships, political upheavals and the shadow of war.’  The Scotsman

In this latest book by Saltire-shortlisted Linda Cracknell, the history of a Perthshire woollen mill is told through the lives of those locked in and out of its walls: a wandering stone mason, disaffected architect, and rural suffragette.


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Taproot Press is an independent, Edinburgh-based publisher of challenging, contemporary literature from Scotland and around the world.

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