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24 February 2019

Our Publications

This website is the main source of information about Publishing Scotland and we constantly update and review it to keep it current. There are factsheets detailing various aspects of publishing available to download throughout the site but we also occasionally produce larger print documents. You can download PDF versions of our review, anniversary book and current catalogues below.


New Books Scotland 2018

New Books Scotland is our most recent rights catalogue - created in collaboration with Creative Scotland - showcasing members' books. The print version gets distributed at the London and Frankfurt book fairs and other events throughout the year. You can download the PDF version 2018.

Last year's rights catalogues were also created in collaboration with Creative Scotland. The Autumn/Winter 2017 rights catalogue was available at the Frankfurt Book Fair (see the PDF version A/W 2017. The Spring/Summer 2017 rights catalogue was available at the London Book Fair (see the PDF version S/S 2017).


Publishing Scotland International Fellowship Programme

Find out more about our programme and previous Fellows in our Fellowship Brochure (PDF).


Publishing Industry and Training News

Publishing Scotland sends out a monthly newsletter with news from the industry. Our training newsletter contains information about our courses: what's on, when and availability. During the year we add extra dates and new courses so this is the best way to keep up to date. Our book portal, also has a monthly newsletter.

If you'd like to get the latest news on the publishing industry, training, Scottish books, authors, prizes, acquisitions, projects, events and more, fill in the sign-up form.


Publishing Scotland Annual Report 2017 to 2018

Our most recent report, for 1 December to 30 November 2018, gives an overview of Publishing Scotland's work but we monitor and evaluate our effectiveness continuously to encourage a culture of ongoing improvement. Download the PDF of the Annual Report 2017-2018.


Thirtieth Anniversary of the Scottish Publishers Association - A Celebration

The SPA was founded in 1973 and formally launched in 1974. This 2004 book marks the organisation's thirtieth anniversary in a collection of snapshots, memoirs, biographies, testimonies and anecdotes. The SPA changed its name to Publishing Scotland and became a charity in 2007. Download the PDF of the book.