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The network for trade,
training and development 

29 March 2017


Publishing Scotland is the network, trade and development body for the book publishing sector in Scotland.

Culture and business

Publishing encompasses digital versions of books and multimedia products as well as printed books.

Scotland and UK

Government, creative industry and arts organisations have responsibilities for policy areas affecting publishing.

Funding and information

Information about support and funding including new PS Translation Fund for Scottish fiction and non-fiction.

Go-Digital and Go-See

These funds support Scottish publishers with digital projects or training, or first-time visits to trade fairs.

What's available

Information on European Funding for the cultural and SME sectors and publishing in particular.

Guidance for writers

Some general advice and resources for writers on how to go about getting a book published.

Industry elements

There are few barriers to entry but a lot of practices particular to the publishing industry.

  • Internships

    If you are wondering about how to get work experience or an internship, we have some information that will help.

  • Advice and information

    Types of publishers and publishing jobs, qualifications, training and tips on getting a job in publishing.