Discovering and sharing the history of Scotland’s island communities


Submission Guidelines

We do accept unsolicited submissions but please take a look at our list first to ensure your subject compliments our programme. 

For all submissions please send the following:

  • A covering letter with your contact details included
  • A brief synopsis of your book (including number of pages and illustrations)
  • Your manuscript, or at least three sample chapters
  • A short author biography

We prefer email submissions but if you must send hard copy please include a pre-paid envelope for returns.

We aim to respond within three months of receiving your submission, however this is not guaranteed.

We do not accept responsibility for unsolicited proposals submitted to us.

Please email material as a Word document to:

OR post to:

Alayne Barton
Islands Book Trust
Sealladh na Mara
Isle of Lewis

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