Catch up on all the latest news from the press, including new releases, information on pre-orders and plans for the future.

Read prize-winning essay from Joshua in the Sky in full online

In case you missed the news, we were thrilled to see Taproot author Rodge Glass win the esteemed Anne Brown Prize last month for his essay ‘On the Covenant’, an excerpt from Joshua in the Sky, to be published next summer. Now, thanks to the lovely folk over at Wigtown Book Festival, you can read…

Taproot announce lead literary fiction title of 2024

At the beginning of this year I had the pleasure of reading With or Without Angels by Douglas Bruton, a delightful, unique book of insight and compassion. It remains one of my books of the year. Now, we are delighted to announce that we will be publishing Douglas’ next novel, Hope Never Knew Horizon, in…

Coverage for Connective Tissue

In case you haven’t heard, Connective Tissue enters the world in just a few days! But fear not, you can still pre-order a copy directly from our website. Eleanor Thom’s remarkable novel of motherhood, migration and belonging based on the life of her Jewish grandmother Dora has been getting a lot of attention in the…


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