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 2019 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf is on Tuesday 26 February in Edinburgh at
Publishing Scotland and members will be at our collective stand
2C80 at the London Book Fair 12 to 14 March 2019.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
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 welcomed
eight senior publishers from around the world to meet Scottish
publishers and experience a taste of the Scottish book
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 maternity cover post in Glasgow. Early applications may be prioritised.
Apply for this full time, 12-month fixed-term contract. Early applications may be prioritised.
Apply for this full-time, fixed-term position in Glasgow by 25 February 2019.
Apply for this maternity cover post in Edinburgh by 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019.
Apply for this full-time, 12-month contract by Wednesday 27 February 2019.
Apply for this full-time, permanent post in Edinburgh by midnight on Sunday 3 March 2019.
Apply to be an intern in Perth (summer 2019) by noon on Friday 8 March 2019.
Entry is open for these awards until 6pm on 5 April 2019. Areas eligible include digital publishing, book and magazine publishing and novel methods of communication, marketing, advertising and publishing.
Apply for this full-time position in Edinburgh by 5pm on Monday 8 April 2019.
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'
Friendly professional publishing services for print
and eBooks for writers who choose to self-publish.
We look forward to seeing you at the Scottish Book Trade
Conference in Edinburgh on 26 February 2019.
International promotion of books, writers, festivals and
organisations on behalf of the literature sector in
Our most recent rights publication with Creative Scotland is
available at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Book now for proofreading, copy-editing, writing digital content
and Adobe courses, and Harper Macleod sessions.
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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