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.
Publishing Scotland and members will be at
collective stand E44 in Hall 6 at the Frankfurt Book Fair
19 to 23 October 2016.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
The London Book Fair 2016 took place at Olympia from 12
to 14 April and Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for
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.
Our 2016 joint conference with the Booksellers
Association took place in Edinburgh on 25 February.
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 Gaelic and English communications role in Glasgow by 5pm on Friday 26 August 2016.
Apply for this fixed term (6 months) job by Sunday 28 August 2016. Based in Glasgow, it will involve travel across Scotland
Apply for this Edinburgh-based job by 12 noon on Thursday 1 September 2016.
Apply for this free mentoring programme from the Scottish Review of Books and Creative Scotland by 10am on Thursday 8 September 2016.
Apply for this bursary for emerging minority ethnic writers by midday on Wednesday 14 September 2016.
Apply for this maternity cover post in the Scottish Highlands by 5pm on Monday 12 September 2016.
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.
Creative Scotland's survey wants to know how
Brexit affects your work in the creative industries.
The Scottish publishing industry welcomes ten senior publishers
from the US, Canada and Europe.
Members of ACE and PS can book now for our free heritage
publishing event at the City Art Centre.
Book now: Writing Digital Content (13/9),
Proofreading (2/11) and Welcome to
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.
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Publishing Scotland is based at Scott House, 10 South St Andrew
Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ. Our training also takes place there.
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