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29 April 2017

The year at a glance

The main events we are organising or attending in 2017

 

JANUARY

  • 9: Translation Fund deadline
  • 13: Translation Residencies deadline

 

FEBRUARY

  • 2: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting
  • 22: Scottish Book Trade Conference with the Booksellers Association in Edinburgh
  • 24: Go-See and Go-Digital Deadlines
  • 28: Business Writing Skills training course
 

MARCH

 

APRIL

  • 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018: Accelerate Programme for emerging publishers
  • 3 to 6: Bologna Book Fair Stand 25 A 165
  • tbc: final bookings for Edinburgh International Book Fair book tent panels and shelves
  • 19: Scottish Parliament showcase with the Booksellers Association
  • 25: Training Committee Meeting

  

MAY

  • 4: Open Book Waterstones (members) Contact Eleanor Logan
  • 10: Finance session (Accelerate Programme)
  • 16: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting
  • 23: Trade and Marketing Committee Meeting
  • 31: Membership survey deadline

 

JUNE

  

AUGUST

  • 12 to 28: Members books for sale (12 to 28 August) and event (tbc) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • 21 to 26: Our third group of International Publishing Fellows will be in Scotland to discover Scottish books and to acquire rights
  • 30: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting

 

OCTOBER

  • 11 to 15: Frankfurt Book Fair. We will be hosting a collective stand for our members at the world's largest book trade fair
  • 26: Contracts (Accelerate Programme)

 

NOVEMBER

  • 2: Publishing Day PS and the Association for Cultural Enterprises (Glasgow)
  • 14: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting and AGM
  • 27 November to 3 December: Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of reading that takes place around St Andrew's Day
  • tbc: Saltire Society Publisher of the Year and Literary Awards announced
 

DECEMBER

  • 27 November to 3 December: Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of reading that takes place around St Andrew's Day