The network for trade,
training and development
The World's biggest trade book fair takes place from 8 to 12
October in Frankfurt. The Books from Scotland stand H1 in Hall 8 is
host to 13 publishers from Scotland.
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
Our 2014 annual conference with the BA took place on
Tuesday 4 March at Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow.
Publishing Scotland hosts a stand for publishers from
Scotland every year at the London Book Fair.
Collaborative, innovative and distinguished by fresh
thinking in its use of digital technology, Saraband is the winner
of the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year 2013.
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
The closing date for this language/literature and social media award is Friday 3 October 2014.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based post by 5pm on Monday 6 October 2014.
One-day-per-week, semester-long posts in Edinburgh for publishing students. Apply by 2pm on Monday 6 October.
Apply for this part-time maternity cover post by Friday 3 October.
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
Browse or search our lists of publisher members and network
members and get information on joining.
Learn how to handle text efficiently from first draft to
checking final proof. Book by 25/9 to get early booking
Edinburgh's seaside hosts a book festival with free but ticketed
events. We'll be there and hope to see you too.
Publishing Scotland and members will be at the Books from
Scotland stand H1 at the
world's largest trade book fair.
is Publishing Scotland's comprehensive e-portal for Scottish books,
literature and writing.
Download the new, free app which links books and authors to
dates, themes and distinct locations around Scotland.
If you didn't make it along to our 40th anniversary exhibition
in Edinburgh you can see the panels on this PDF.
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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