Luath Press Limited, 543/2 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2ND
Tel: 0131 225 4326

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Who are Luath Press?
  • Luath Press are a growing Edinburgh based book publishing company with strong Scottish connections.
  • What is Luath's publishing policy?
  • We are committed to publishing well written books worth reading. Most of our books have a Scottish connection, but we are always looking out for new and innovative books and authors, whatever the background.


  • Please see our submissions page for guidelines on sending manuscripts to us for consideration.


  • Can I browse and buy Luath books from my local bookshop?
  • Luath books are available from most UK booksellers, and many in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere – if you can't find a book in your local bookshop, ask a member of staff to order it for you.
  • How do I order Luath Press books direct from Luath?
  • You can order online using our 'Luath Books' store. Alternatively, you can order from us directly by emailing us or by phoning us on 0131 225 4326. Office hours are 10am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • How much does post and packing cost?
  • If ordering from us direct, shipping in the UK is by Royal Mail or courier and we charge a contribution of just £1 to P&P per delivery address. Overseas postage is £3.50 airmail for the first book, plus £1 for each additional book. Free delivery applies to UK orders over £15, and overseas orders over £30.
  • Which credit cards can Luath accept?
  • We accept all major credit and debit cards via Paypal.

Booksellers – UK

  • How do I order Luath books?
  • Our books can be ordered direct from our distributor HarperCollins. We also supply to wholesalers such as Bertrams, Bookspeed, Cordee, Gardners, Lomond Books and Nicolson Maps. Alternatively, please phone or email to discuss your requirements.

Booksellers – Overseas

  • Who distributes Luath books outwith the UK?
  • Luath Press have arrangements with distributors in the USA, Canada and German-speaking-Europe. To discuss your requirements please see our Trade Page or email us.
  • How much is each Luath book in my currency?
  • A useful currency covertor is the Personal Currency Assistant

Publishers – Overseas

  • Are language or territory rights for Luath titles available in my country?
  • Please see our Trade Page or email us to discuss your requirements. Luath books have been translated into many languages including German, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Czech, Italian, Swedish and many more.

Event Organisers

  • Which authors are available for talks, festivals or after dinner speeches?
  • Many Luath authors are available – we are always looking for new event opportunities. Please contact our Events Coordinator by email or by calling 0131 225 4326.


If you would like to request a review copy of any of Luath Press's books, contact an author or to make any other media enquiry please email our Media Coordinator or phone us on 0131 225 4326.    

Note for editors and producers: if you're considering running an interview or feature or review, and would like to discuss offering your readers or listeners a special offer on Luath book(s), please email us. To request a complimentary review copy of any Luath book(s), please email your name, name of publication or radio/TV station, and phone number to our Media Coordinator.

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