The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland is the trade and network body for the book
publishing industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the
interests of its members, both nationally and internationally.
Parent company of BookSource.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
Scottish books. Apply by 13 August 2018 for Round 1 funding
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
In August 2018 the Scottish publishing industry will
welcome nine senior publishers from around the world to meet
Scottish publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book
Our 2018 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf took place in Edinburgh on Thursday 22 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 full-time, fixed-term (until 31 March 2019), position in Edinburgh by 9am on Thursday 19 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time, permanent position in Dundee by Friday 20 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time position in Edinburgh by Monday 23 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time position in Edinburgh by 9am on Monday 30 July 2018. Initial 12-month contract with the intention of becoming permanent.
Apply for this full-time position in Stornoway by Monday 23 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time position in Edinburgh by Wednesday 25 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time, permanent position in Edinburgh by Tuesday 31 July 2018.
Apply for this full-time position in Perth by 5pm on Friday 3 August 2018.
The award-winning independent publisher now seeks to appoint several non-executive board members to play a key role in the next stages for the company. Deadline 31 July.
Apply for this full-time position in Cambuslang by Wednesday 15 August 2018.
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, search lists of publisher members & network
members & catch up on members'
Provides a range of publishing, digital, print,
design and related services from its Edinburgh base.
International publishers are invited to apply for funding
support to translate works by Scottish writers.
A round up of book festivals, book fairs, awards, events,
anniversaries and other dates of note.
Book your place now at our Writing Digital Content and Welcome to Proofreading courses in
Visit BooksfromScotland.com our curated 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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