About Us

Ragpicker Press is an independent publisher dedicated to new writing from Latin America. It was set up specifically to publish The Football Crónicas, a collection of football-themed writing, and now launches its second book, Crude Words, an anthology of contemporary Venezuelan writing.

Ragpicker Press Ltd., 70 Frederick Place, London, SE18 7BH                             Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tim@ragpickerpress.co.uk

Ragpicker Press comprises Tim Girven and Jethro Soutar, co-directors of the publishing house.

Tim has over twenty years editorial experience and has lived, worked and travelled extensively throughout Latin America.

Jethro Soutar is a writer and a translator of Spanish and Portuguese. He has written two non-fiction books with Latin American themes (one of them a biography of Ronaldinho - Ronaldinho: Football's Flamboyant Maestro), and translated crime fiction novels from Argentina and Brazil. He has also travelled extensively throughout Latin America, and lived, studied and worked in Brazil.

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