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.
The London Book Fair 2016 took place at Olympia from 12
to 14 April and Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for
Available to international publishers for the translation of
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 Edinburgh-based post by Sunday 29 May 2016.
Apply by midnight on Sunday 29 May 2016 for Warehouse Manager and Warehouse Assistant posts.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based post by Monday 30 May 2016.
Apply by 5pm on Tuesday 31 May: Digital and Marketing Officer, Project Archivist and Non-Executive Directors.
Apply for this position by midnight on Tuesday 31 May 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.
Scottish publishers can apply for a grant to attend an
international book fair through the Go-See Fund.
Get Further Proofreading
& Copy-editing training on 9 June for £100+VAT. Only a
couple of places left.
Support for non-UK publishers who want to translate Scottish
writers' work from English, Scots or Gaelic.
For an overview of what's coming up in publishing, see our lists
of festivals, fairs, prizes, events and dates of note.
& Copy-editing (9 June), Coding (23 June)
& Writing Digital
Content (13 September)
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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