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.
In August 2016 the Scottish publishing industry welcomed ten
senior publishers from the US, Canada and Europe to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book world.
Publishing Scotland and members will be at
collective stand E44 in Hall 6 at the Frankfurt Book Fair
19 to 23 October 2016.
The London Book Fair 2016 took place at Olympia from 12
to 14 April and Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for
Our 2016 joint conference with the Booksellers
Association took place in Edinburgh on 25 February.
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.
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 Edinburgh-based post by 12 noon on Friday 30 September 2016.
Apply for this book illustration mentoring programme by 1 October 2016.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based post by noon on Monday 3 October 2016.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based post (minimum 9 months) by 7 October 2016.
PPA Scotland is looking for someone with a passion for magazines to cover maternity leave (1 December 2016 to 31 August 2017, possibly 31 December 2017) as Business Manager. Apply by Friday 7 October 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.
The Scottish publishing industry welcomed ten senior publishers
from the US, Canada and Europe.
We will be hosting the Books from Scotland collective stand E44
in Hall 6.0 at the world's biggest book trade fair.
Our 2016 heritage publishing event for PS and ACE members takes
place in Edinburgh on 28 September.
Only one place left on Welcome to
Copy-editing (3/11). Dates for next year's courses coming
For an overview of what's coming up in publishing, see our lists
of festivals, fairs, prizes,
events and dates of note.
BooksfromScotland.com is back. Visit our online
showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
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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