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 2018 the Scottish publishing industry welcomed
eight senior publishers from around the world to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book
Publishing Scotland and members will be at our collective stand
E91 in Hall 6.0 at the Frankfurt Book Fair 10 to 14 October
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
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 fixed-term position (14 months) in Edinburgh or London by 19 September 2018.
Apply by 23 September 2018 for this part-time (20 hours per week) position in Edinburgh.
Apply for this fixed-term position (minimum of 11 months) in Edinburgh or London by 26 September 2018.
Apply for this full-time, permanent post by 9am on Monday 24 September 2018.
Apply for the 2018-2019 mentoring scheme by midnight on Sunday 30 September 2018.
Apply for this position by 5pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018.
Apply for this 3-month internship (from January to March 2019) asap. Knowledge of Gaelic language a requirement.
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'
Typesetting and design services for independent publishers,
academic institutions and heritage bodies.
We'll be attending the 2018 Fair along with some of our
members. Visit us on Stand E91 in Hall 6.
Book now for our InDesign Foundation (2 October) and Welcome to Proofreading (7 November)
The Go-See Fund - for publishers' first time
visits to book fairs - is open for applications.
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