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.
Our 2017 joint conference with the Booksellers Association will
take place in Edinburgh on 22 February. Booking is now
The London Book Fair 2017 will take place at Olympia from 14 to
16 March and Publishing Scotland will host collective stand 2C80
Their 40th anniversary has been a stellar year for Floris Books,
winners of the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year 2016.
Leah McDowell also won the inaugural Emerging Publisher of the Year
and their books have been picking up awards too including a
prestigious Blue Peter Award.
In August 2016 the Scottish publishing industry welcomed ten
senior publishers from the US, Canada and Europe to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book world.
Publishing Scotland and members attended the Frankfurt Book Fair
19 to 23 October 2016.
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 (10 months) post by Monday 31 January 2017.
Apply for this part-time (14 hours per week), fixed term contract for 8 months (Edinburgh College of Art) by 5pm on Wednesday 18 January 2017.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based position by midday on Friday 20 January 2017.
Apply for this fixed-term post in Edinburgh (with occasional travel) by 5pm on Friday 20 January 2017.
Apply for this part-time position by 6pm on Sunday 22 January 2017.
Apply for this full-time post by 5pm on Monday 23 January 2017.
Apply for this fixed-term (up to 18 months) position by noon on Monday 23 January 2017.
Apply for this fixed term position (12 month contract) by noon on Monday 23 January 2017.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based post by 9am on Monday 30 January 2017.
If you are interested in putting your name forward for this position, please do so by 31 January 2017.
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.
An exciting programme of advice, training and support for
emerging publishing companies in Scotland.
The Scottish Book Trade Conference will take place at Central
Hall in Edinburgh on 22 February.
Booking is open for 2017 proofreading, copy-editing, digital
content and business writing courses.
Deadline extended to 20 January 2017 for funded Translation Residencies for translators at Cove
Fund is open until 24 February 2017 for applications for
development, training, events etc.
We'll be sending out application forms from February so please
register your interest by 31 January 2017.
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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For an overview of what's coming up in publishing, see our lists
of festivals, fairs, prizes, events and dates of note.
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