Welcome to Taproot Press
An Edinburgh-based publisher with an international edge. Committed to presenting challenging, contemporary voices from both Scotland and beyond.
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.
‘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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