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About Fledgling Press

As an independent publisher Fledgling Press aim to make new authors available to readers quickly and effectively. We combine publishing printed books and electronic books to give authors the best opportunity to gain exposure.​

Fledgling Press is an independent publisher based in Edinburgh, publishing historical fiction, life stories, crime fiction, literary fiction and young adult fiction, including award-winning authors Helen Grant, Philip Caveney and Alex Nye. We are committed to publishing work by debut authors, emerging talent and new voices in the literary world.

Saltire First Book Award shortlistees Moira McPartlin (The Incomers) and Kate Hunter (The Caseroom), and the next new name in Scottish Crime Fiction, Andrew James Greig (Whirligig), longlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger 2020 and finalist for The McIlvanney Prize 2020 are represented by Fledgling Press too. Latest prize nominee The Wolf Hunters by Amanda Mitchison, shortlisted for the 2022 Bloody Scotland Debut Prize and Too Near the Dead by Helen Grant, winner of the 2022 Dracula Society Children of the Night award.

You can download our Fledgling Press Trade Catalogue 2022 

If you would like to submit your work to us for consideration please visit our submissions page for details.

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