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 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
Our new rights publication with Creative Scotland is available
at book fairs and to download as a PDF.
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 Edinburgh-based post by midnight on Monday 2 April 2018.
Apply for this programme of cultural leadership development by noon on 5 April 2018. The Creative Scotland Clore Fellowship is open to candidates from the arts, screen and creative industries who live and work in Scotland and who are committed to creating change as a cultural leader in Scotland.
Apply by 5pm on Friday 23 March 2018 for this 13-week internship in Perth (from Monday 28 May or Monday 4 June to be mutually agreed).
Apply for these 6-month internships in Livingston by Friday 30 March 2018.
Apply for this maternity cover post in Edinburgh by 5pm on Wednesday 21 March 2018.
Apply for this part-time post (equivalent 4 days) in the Highlands by 5pm on Friday 23 March 2018.
Apply for this part-time post (equivalent 3 days) in the Highlands by 5pm on Friday 23 March 2018.
Apply for this full-time, fixed term contract (7 May-14 September 2018) by noon on Monday 26 March 2018.
Apply for these trustee positions by Friday 23 March 2018.
UK residents aged 18 to 30 are invited to apply for these awards by midnight on Sunday 29 April 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.
Book your place now at the
free PLS session in April and our digital and
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.
The Publishing Scotland collective stand at the London
Book Fair 2018 (10 to 12 April) is stand 2C80.
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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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