Welcome to Taproot Press

An Edinburgh-based publisher with an international edge. 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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‘These poems illuminate, celebrate and remind us of how tenuous our grasp is on the precious thread of life.’ – George Gunn

In Plague Clothes, Robert Alan Jamieson offers an immediate and intimate response to the Covid-19 pandemic, a voice of protest against the ageism and ecological destruction of our times. Longlisted for the 2020 Highland Book Prize.

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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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