Publishing Scotland Members' news Autumn 2018
Donald Greig: Network Member of the Month
Each month we feature one of our network members and this month
it is Donald Greig who offers publishing services and
2006-14: Managing Director, Bradt Travel Guides. Prior to this I
held a range of positions in sales, marketing and editorial with
travel, heritage and wildlife publishers in the UK and
My areas of experience and interest are: business management, UK
and international sales, metadata, marketing,
local/regional/national/international travel, heritage and wildlife
publishing, editorial project management, copy editing,
proofreading. I write regularly for national magazines and
newspapers and in April 2015 Bradt travel guides published my new
guide to Dumfries and Galloway.
Current clients and positions: Bradt Travel
Guides (sales): Alastair Sawday Publishing (property inspections
and writing); Barrington Stoke (non-exec).
Saltire Publisher of the Year
Publisher of the Year 2018.
Congratulations to winners Canongate Books and runner-up Historic
Environment Scotland which was Highly Commended. The other member
publishers shortlisted were: 404 Ink, BHP Comics, and Luath
Press. Birlinn was also been shortlisted.
The Emerging Publisher of the Year 2018. Congratulations
to winner Carolina Orloff (Charco Press) and all the shortlisted
publishers: Alan Windram (Little Door Books), Charlotte Brady
(Canongate Books), Heather Palmer (BHP Comics), James T. Harding
(Stewed Rhubarb Press) and Megan Reid (Canongate Books).
The List Hot 100
404 Ink and BHP
Comics are on The List Hot 100 at no 7 and 17
respectively and congratulations to Glasgow Women's
Library who very deservedly topped the list.
Charco Press have won the Start-Up
award at the Creative Edinburgh Awards
We were delighted that members Jenny Brown, of Jenny Brown
Associates, and Rosemary Ward formerly of the Gaelic Books Council
and now at Scottish Book Trust, were honoured and inducted into the
esteemed Saltire Society Outstanding Women of Scotland
Book awards and nominations
Sal by Mick Kitson (Canongate Books) was the winner of
the Saltire Society First Book of the Year 2018.
Congratulations to all our members who had titles on the Saltire Literary Award shorlists: Canongate
(3), Edinburgh University Press (2) and Luath Press.
Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey originally
published by Luath Press was shortlisted
for the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards.
Matt Haig (Notes on a Nervous
Planet published by Canongate) was
shortlisted in the UK Author category of the National Book Awards.
The longlist for the Highland Book Prize 2018 includes titles
published by Saraband, Acair,
Canongate and HES.
Press and Barrington
Stoke have several books nominated for the CLIP and Carnegie Medal.
As the Women Lay Dreaming by Donald S Murray
(Saraband) is the Waterstones Scottish Book of the
Denise Mina's short story in the Bloody Scotland anthology published by
Historic Environment Scotland is the winner of the CWA Short Story
Dagger 2018 (Crime Writers Awards).
Sandstone's title Sweet Fruit, Sour Land by Rebecca Ley
has won the Not the Booker Prize 2018
Luna Press Publishing have won a British Fantasy Award 2018 with their
title Gender Identity and Sexuality in Science Fiction
and Fantasy (ed Francesca Barbini).
Todday Publications and 20 years of shipping industry
It's 20 years since Iain Macneil of Witherbys set up Todday Publications to develop
training and reference materials for the shipping industry. This anniversary video charts some of the
highlights and achievements over that period.
New on Netflix!
Canongate's title Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin
Nosrat comes to Netflix as a four part