Birlinn Limited is an independent publishing house based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company is built on traditions of the written and spoken word and is constantly looking to the future. The long-standing aim of Birlinn Ltd is to create an inclusive staff team and nurture writers and illustrators who together reflect the diversity and stories of our nation and the audience who will read them.
Established in 1992, Birlinn Limited publishes books under a number of imprints:
Birlinn – Scottish Non-Fiction, History, Militaria, Biographies & Cookbooks
Polygon – Fiction, Poetry and Popular Culture
Arena Sport – Sports books
BC Books – Children’s books
John Donald – Academic History