Two poems from Hard Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds

Last month you might have heard the news that we were awarded a Scots Language Publication Grant to produce our upcoming book, Hard Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds: Li Bai an Du Fu in Scots by Brian Holton. This means that we’ll now be able to push ahead with our plans to publish a realContinue reading “Two poems from Hard Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds”

Scots Language Publication Grant Success!

We are absolutely chuffed to announce that we have been awarded a Scots Language Publication Grant by the Scottish Book Trust to produce our upcoming book Hard Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds: Li Bai an Du Fu in Scots by Brian Holton – read more here. This fantastic news means that we will be ableContinue reading “Scots Language Publication Grant Success!”

‘The Other Side of Stone’ in Paperback!

We are so excited to announce that at the end of June, a paperback edition of Linda Cracknell’s The Other Side of Stone will be available for purchase in shops and online for just £8.99! Pre-orders are up and running and can be placed here. Support for the hardback has been incredible – we areContinue reading “‘The Other Side of Stone’ in Paperback!”

A Recording of the Launch for ‘The Other Side of Stone’

We were delighted to see over 100 people join the Zoom launch of The Other Side of Stone on March 31, hosted by The Watermill bookshop in Aberfeldy. During the event I chatted with Linda about the origins of the book and her own personal connection to it, and we got the chance to hearContinue reading “A Recording of the Launch for ‘The Other Side of Stone’”

Press Coverage and Bookshops for ‘The Other Side of Stone’

The Other Side of Stone is now one week old, and has already been receiving a host of lovely press attention. Follow the links below to read any of the articles: https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-culture/books/book-review-the-other-side-of-stone-by-linda-cracknell-3207052 – Kirsty McLuckie’s review in The Scotmsan https://booksfromscotland.com/2021/03/iwd-2021-linda-cracknell-on-the-other-side-of-stone/ To mark International Women’s Day 2021, Books from Scotland posted this essay by Linda whichContinue reading “Press Coverage and Bookshops for ‘The Other Side of Stone’”

An Update on ‘Open Secret: Hong Kong Since the Umbrella Movement’

MARCH 15 2021 In light of recent developments in Hong Kong and their impact upon our upcoming book Open Secret: Hong Kong Since the Umbrella Movement, we thought it necessary to make a statement. As you may or may not be aware, the 47 pro-democracy lawmakers who were arrested under the National Security Law atContinue reading “An Update on ‘Open Secret: Hong Kong Since the Umbrella Movement’”

Pre-orders now available for Linda Cracknell’s ‘The Other Side of Stone’

We are delighted to announce that pre-orders are now available for Linda Cracknell’s fabulous novella, The Other Side of Stone, and can be placed through the Our Books section of our website. Spanning three centuries in an intimate study of those connected to a Perthshire woollen mill, the novella follows characters such as 19th centuryContinue reading “Pre-orders now available for Linda Cracknell’s ‘The Other Side of Stone’”

Happy New Year From Taproot Press!

While now is the time to look forward, we need to once more thank all of you for the support you’ve shown us these last seven months. Juggling the establishment of Taproot with university and family life has been extremely difficult, and at times we’ve not been able to update you all as often as we’d like…