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.
In August 2019 the Scottish publishing industry will
welcome ten senior publishers from around the world to meet
Scottish publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for members at the
London Book Fair 12 to 14 March 2019.
Our 2019 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf took place on Tuesday 26 February in Edinburgh
at Surgeons Quarter.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
books by Scottish writers.
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 position in Edinburgh by 26 March 2019.
Apply for this 18-month Graduate Scheme in London by 31 March 2019.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based part-time position (21 hours per week) by 12 noon on Monday 1 April 2019.
Apply for this full-time position in Falkirk by 4pm on Monday 8 April 2019. Fixed-term (12 months maternity cover) with possibility of a permanent contract thereafter.
Apply for this full-time position in Falkirk by 4pm on Monday 8 April 2019.
Apply by 4 April 2019 for this part-time, fixed-term (4 months) academic post at the University of Glasgow. The purpose of the job is to make a contribution to the project: 'Dreaming the Daily Darg: Working Lives in Scottish Fiction since 1918'.
Entry is open for these awards until 6pm on 5 April 2019. Areas eligible include digital publishing, book and magazine publishing and novel methods of communication, marketing, advertising and publishing.
Any publisher based in Scotland can apply for this grant. The closing date is midday on Monday 27 May 2019.
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'
Friendly professional publishing services for print and eBooks
for writers who choose to self-publish.
The Go-See Fund - for publishers' first time
visits to book fairs - is open for applications.
Book now for proofreading, copy-editing, writing digital content
and Adobe courses, and Harper Macleod sessions.
Our most recent rights publication with Creative Scotland is
available at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Members event about bookselling changes at the Edinburgh
International Book Festival. Book your place.
International promotion of books, writers, festivals and
organisations on behalf of the literature sector in
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
Visit BooksfromScotland.com our curated online
showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
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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.
The latest news about publishing and books in Scotland