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.
For a week in summer (19 to 25 August 2019), the Scottish
publishing industry will welcome ten senior publishers from around
the world to meet Scottish publishers and experience a taste of the
Scottish book world.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
books by Scottish writers. Apply by 12 August 2019 for round 1
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn
Booth from Arabic and published by our member Sandstone Press, is
the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019.
Publishing Scotland hosted a collective stand for members at the
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2019.
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
Our 2019 joint conference with the Booksellers Association
#scotbookconf took place on Tuesday 26 February in Edinburgh
at Surgeons Quarter.
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 job in Dalkeith, Midlothian, as soon as possible. The FLB Group's brands include Letts, Filofax and Blueline.
Apply for this post in Tranent by Wednesday 21 August 2019.
Apply for this job in Inverness by Friday 23 August 2019. Initial one-year contract with possibility of renewal.
Apply for this post in Tranent by Monday 26 August 2019.
The Next Chapter Award is an annual award supporting an emerging writer over the age of 40. Apply by noon on Wednesday 18 September 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
Find out about the ten international publishers taking
part in our Fellowship Programme in Scotland in August.
Get info on
joining, search lists of publisher members & network
members & catch up on members'
An experienced provider of a wide range of design, typesetting,
picture research and other creative publishing services.
Publishers are invited to sign up for this free event
designed to bring together Northern and Scottish
Sign up to this members round-table event to discuss your
membership, PS services and future plans.
Book now for writing digital content, Ebooks, colour production, proofreading and copy-editing.
International promotion of books, writers, festivals
etc 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.
This year, Publishing Scotland celebrates forty-five years of
supporting Scottish publishers.
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