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.
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Our 2018 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf took place in Edinburgh on Thursday 22 February.
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
Available to international publishers for the translation of
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 post (12 months) in Edinburgh by 19 April 2018.
Apply for this full-time, permanent position in Edinburgh by Friday 4 May 2018.
Apply for these full-time fixed-term contracts in Edinburgh by 5pm on Friday 20 April 2018.
Apply for this part-time (14 hours per week), fixed-term (3 years) position based at Kiltarlity (by Beauly, Inverness-shire) by 5pm on Friday 4 May 2018.
Apply for these fixed-term contracts in Edinburgh by 5pm on Friday 18 May 2018.
Apply for these temporary positions in Livingston (and possibly Edinburgh) by noon on Thursday 17 May 2018.
Apply for this temporary position in Livingston and Edinburgh by noon on Thursday 17 May 2018.
UK residents aged 18 to 30 are invited to apply for these awards by midnight on Sunday 29 April 2018.
Organisations can apply for support to hold an event as part of the Book Week Scotland celebrations in November. Apply by 5pm on Friday 4 May 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 and browse or search our lists of publisher
members and network members.
Fund - for publishers' first time visits to book fairs - is
open for applications.
See some pictures from The Publishing Scotland collective
stand at the London Book Fair 2018 (10 to 12 April).
Book your place now at the
free PLS session in April and our digital and
A round up of events, trade fairs, training, festivals and dates
of note for the next few months.
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.
The latest news about publishing and books in Scotland