Black & White: read all over

Black & White: read all over

There is irony in the fact that some of Scottish independent Black & White’s success over the past few years is partially down to the multinational bête noire of many a small publisher. The Edinburgh-based firm was founded in 1999 by m.d. Campbell Brown and publishing director Alison McBride as primarily a non-fiction specialist, with “some fiction picked up if it was something that we really loved and couldn’t resist”, explains Brown. That changed markedly when Amazon launched the Kindle.

(From left) Black & White m.d. Campbell Brown and commissioning editor for fiction Simon Burke.

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