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 temporary position (4 months) by 5pm on Friday 24 June 2016.
Apply for this part-time Edinburgh-based post by midnight on Friday 24 June.
Apply for this permanent post by noon on Monday 27 June 2016.
Apply for this permanent, full-time post in Dalkeith by Thursday 30 June 2016.
Apply for this Glasgow-based position by 12pm on Friday 8 July 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.
Publishers in Scotland are invited to apply by 5 August for
Go-Digital funding for projects, training etc.
The Scottish publishing industry will welcome ten senior
publishers from the US, Canada and Europe in August.
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.
Book now: Business Writing Skills, Writing Digital
Content, Proofreading and
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
BooksfromScotland.com is back. Visit our 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.
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