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.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
Scottish books. Apply by 13 August 2018 for Round 1 funding
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
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
Our 2018 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf took place in Edinburgh on Thursday 22 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 full-time, permanent post at the birthplace of Peter Pan in Dumfries by noon on Wednesday 15 August 2018.
Apply for this full-time position in Cambuslang by Wednesday 15 August 2018.
Apply for this part-time (25 hours per week), temporary (6 months) position in Edinburgh by noon on Monday 20 August.
Apply for this full time, permanent post by 9am on Monday 20 August.
Apply for this full time, fixed term post by Wednesday 22 August 2018.
Apply for this part-time (21 hours per week), permanent position by 5pm on Wednesday 22 August 2018.
Apply for this full time, fixed term (6 months) post by 5pm on Monday 27 August.
Apply for this full time, fixed term (18 months) position by noon on Tuesday 11 September, 2018.
Apply for the 2018-2019 mentoring scheme by midnight on 30 September 2018.
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, search lists of publisher members & network
members & catch up on members'
The Association of Scottish Literary Agents (ASLA)
is the representative body of literary agents based in
Scottish writers will discuss their work with Louise Welsh at
our Fellows event in Glasgow. Free but RSVP essential.
Writing Digital Content, Creative Copywriting, Foundation and Advanced InDesign and Colour Production courses.
A round up of book festivals, book fairs, awards, events,
anniversaries and other dates of note.
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
Visit BooksfromScotland.com our curated 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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