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.
Their 40th anniversary has been a stellar year for Floris Books,
winners of the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year 2016.
Leah McDowell also won the inaugural Emerging Publisher of the Year
and their books have been picking up awards too including a
prestigious Blue Peter Award.
Our 2017 joint conference with the Booksellers Association will
take place in Edinburgh on 22 February. Booking is now
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 attended the Frankfurt Book Fair
19 to 23 October 2016.
The London Book Fair 2017 will take place at Olympia from 14 to
16 March and Publishing Scotland will host collective stand 2C80
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 midday on Friday 9 December 2016.
Apply for the posts of Campaign Fundraising Officer and Development Officer by Friday 9 December 2016.
NLS is looking for an Exhibitions Assistant (apply by 11 December 2016) and an Acquisitions Librarian (apply by 13 December 2016).
Apply as soon as possible for this Glasgow or Edinburgh-based post.
Rights publishing professionals with 2 to 6 years experience can apply for this £10,000 bursary by 15 December 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.
9 January 2017 for Translation Funding and
by 13 January 2017 for Translation Residencies.
Our CEO Marion Sinclair is taking part in a fundraising
sleepout on the streets of Edinburgh on 15 December 2016.
Booking is open for 2017 marketing, proofreading, copy-editing,
digital content and business writing courses.
Fund is open until 24 February 2017 for applications for
development, training, events etc.
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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.
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