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23 February 2019

Coming Up


A round up of some of the interesting book industry events happening in the next few months.


PS Events (see also Publishing Scotland Events and Training)


7: Translation fund - round two deadline

22: STV publishers pitching session

23: Libraries Day for Members

31: Harper Macleod Publishing Session - Funding



12: Sales Management Day

26: Scottish Book Trade Conference with the Booksellers Association

27: PLS Introduction to Collective Licensing



5: Introduction to Proofreading training course

6: Introduction to Copy-editing training course

11: Scotland in London showcase for publishers

12 to 14: London Book Fair 2019 collective stand

19: Writing Digital Content training course

28: Harper Macleod Publishing Session - Exits/Succession Planning



Events, Conferences and Anniversaries (see also our full list)


25: Burns Night (annual tribute to Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet). The cover used in the image for this list is The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Waverley Books).



 15: SYP Scotland 2019 Conference



7: World Book Day

8: Irish Book Industry Conference (Dublin)

11: The Quantum Conference: Aligned Creativity: Informed by Insight (London)



Book Trade Fairs (see also our full list)


5 to 13: New Delhi World Book Fair

30 January to 10 February: Kolkata Book Fair



30 January to 10 February: Kolkata Book Fair

8 to 15: Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana, Havana (Cuba)

12 to 17: Taipei International Book Exhibition (Taiwan)

14 to 17: Brussels Book Fair (Belgium)

21 to 24: Vilnius Book Fair (Lithuania)



1 to 3: Latvian Book Fair, Riga (Latvia)

12 to 14: London Book Fair (England)

15 to 18: Paris Book Fair (Salon du Livre) (France)

tbc March 2019: Alexandrina International Book Fair, Alexandria (Egypt)

tbc March 2019: Bangkok International Book Fair (Thailand)



Book Festivals (see also our full list)


Starting 12 January, events run throughout January: Burns an' a' that

22 to 27: Burns and Beyond

19 January and then over the following weekend (25 to 27 January) Further From Festival



22 to 24: Granite Noir

14 to 17: Winter Words Festival



6 to 10: StAnza

2 to 8: Wee Write!

Taking place over three long weekends between 14 and 31: Aye Write!