The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland is the network body for the book publishing
industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the interests
of its members, both nationally and internationally.
In August 2016 the Scottish publishing industry welcomed ten
senior publishers from the US, Canada and Europe to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book world.
Publishing Scotland and members attended
the Frankfurt Book Fair 19 to 23 October 2016.
The London Book Fair 2016 took place at Olympia from 12
to 14 April and Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for
Our 2016 joint conference with the Booksellers
Association took place in Edinburgh on 25 February.
Described by the judges as clever publishers who produce
beautiful books, Freight Books is the winner of the Saltire Society
Scottish Publisher of the Year 2015.
Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and
advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland.
Latest jobs and advice on finding a job in publishing
Apply for this job covering West Central Scotland by noon on Friday 21 October 2016.
Apply for this post by Wednesday 26 October 2016.
Rights publishing professionals with 2 to 6 years experience can apply for this £10,000 bursary by 15 December 2016.
Apply by noon on Tuesday 1 November 2016 for this Edinburgh-based position.
Here are quick links to the answers to some of the questions we
get asked most frequently
You can research publishers and submit your book for
consideration or you can publish it on your own (see Getting
For small publishers and self-publishers especially with just
one book, doing it yourself is sometimes the only option. Read more
on joining and browse or search our lists of publisher
members and network members.
The Scottish publishing industry welcomed ten senior publishers
from the US, Canada and Europe.
Proofreading, copy-editing, business writing and digital
content: booking now open for 2017 courses.
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For an overview of what's coming up in publishing, see our lists
of festivals, fairs, prizes, events and dates of note.
BooksfromScotland.com is back. Visit our online
showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
Publishing Scotland is based at Scott House, 10 South St Andrew
Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ. Our training also takes place there.
The latest news about publishing and books in Scotland