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.
Our 2018 joint conference with the Booksellers Association takes
place in Edinburgh on Thursday 22 February.
In August 2018 the Scottish publishing industry will welcome
eight senior publishers from around the world to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book world. The
closing date for applications for the Publishing Scotland
International Fellowship Programme is 5pm on Wednesday 28
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
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 Glasgow-based position by Monday 26 February 2018.
Apply for this part-time position in Edinburgh by 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018. Initial 12-month contract with the intention of becoming permanent.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based job by 5pm on Monday 26 February 2018.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based position by 12 noon on Monday 5 March 2018.
Apply by 5pm on Friday 23 March 2018 for this 13-week internship in Perth (from Monday 28 May or Monday 4 June to be mutually agreed).
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.
Apply by 5pm on 28 February for our International
Fellowship Programme 2018 in August.
The PS and BA Scottish Book Trade Conference takes place in
Edinburgh on Thursday 22 February.
Round 2 of the Go-Digital Fund is now open for Scottish
publishers to apply for funding for digital projects or
Book your place now at our understanding ebooks and introductory
and further level editorial courses.
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.
Awards, prizes, shortlists, longlists and other highlights
featuring our members and Scottish writers and publishers.
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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