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20 April 2018

The year at a glance

The main events we are organising, involved with or attending in 2018

 

JANUARY

  • 5: Translation Fund deadline
  • 23: STV pitching sessions - contact Lucy Feather
  • 31: GDPR training session (Anderson Strathern Edinburgh office)

 

FEBRUARY

  • 21: BookSource Board meeting (Cambuslang)
  • 22: Scottish Book Trade Conference with the Booksellers Association in Edinburgh
  • 23: Go-Digital Fund deadline for applications
  • 28: Welcome to Proofreading training course

 

MARCH

  • 1: Welcome to Copy-editing training course (CANCELLED)
  • 6: Training Committee meeting
  • 8: Writing Digital Content training course
  • 12: Open Book - EIBF 
  • 15 to 25:  Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival
  • 22: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting (Cambuslang)
  • 26 to 29: Bologna Book Fair

 

APRIL

  • 10 to 12: London Book Fair collective stand
  • 13: final bookings for Edinburgh International Book Fair book tent panels and shelves (contact Lucy Feather)
  • 18: Members event. Open Book with a Scottish Market Focus (contact Eleanor Logan)

 

MAY

  • 3: Understanding Ebooks training course
  • 11: Deadline for applications for round 1 of Go-See Fund
  • 16: BookSource Board Meeting (Cambuslang)
  • 30: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting

 

JUNE

 

AUGUST

  • 11 to 27: Members books for sale (11 to 27 August) and event (tbc) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • 16: BookSource Board Meeting (Cambuslang)

 

SEPTEMBER

  • 4: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting
  • 5: Writing Digital Content training course
  • tbc: Publishing Scotland and SLIC Libraries Day

 

OCTOBER

  • 10 to 14: Frankfurt Book Fair. We will be hosting a collective stand for our members at the world's largest book trade fair.

 

NOVEMBER

  • 7: Welcome to Proofreading training course
  • 8: Welcome to Copy-editing training course
  • 22: BookSource Board Meeting (Cambuslang)
  • 29: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting
  • tbc: 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