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 will take place at Olympia
from 12 to 14 April and Publishing Scotland will be hosting
collective stand 4A31 for members.
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 maternity cover position by Saturday 30 April 2016. Connect has offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Various closing dates but for booksales supervisors and booksellers it is noon on 16 May. Box office, front of house and warehouse posts also available: check closing dates.
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.
Book now for Writing Digital Content (2 June), Proofreading (8
June), and new course Further Editing Skills (9 June).
For an overview of what's coming up in publishing, see our lists
of festivals, fairs, prizes, events and dates of note.
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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