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17 August 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

  • 1: Welcome to Proofreading training course
  • 2: Welcome to Copy-editing training course
  • 13: Writing Digital Content training course
  • 9 to 19:  Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival
  • 19: Book Quiz at Aye Write! sponsored by Publishing Scotland
  • 14 to 16: London Book Fair
  • 31: end of Publishing Scotland's financial year

 

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)
  • 10: Finance session (Accelerate Programme)
  • 16: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting
  • 23: Trade and Marketing Committee Meeting
  • 31: Membership survey deadline

 

JUNE

  • tbc: launch of Translation Fund round 1 for 2017-18
  • 7: Welcome to Proofreading training course
  • 8: Further Proofreading and Copy-editing training course
  • 8: XPONorth event Northern Networks: Publishing and Writing
    in the Highlands and Islands
  • 13: Writing Digital Content training course
  • 15: Nielsen Publishing Seminar
  • 16: Deadline for round 1 applications for Go-See Fund
  • 20: Rights (Accelerate Programme)

  

AUGUST

  • 4: deadline for Translation Fund applications
  • 4: deadline for Go-Digital Fund applications
  • 12 to 28: Members books for sale (12 to 28 August) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF)
  • 21 to 26: Our third group of International Publishing Fellows will be in Scotland to discover Scottish books and to acquire rights
  • 22: PS event Culture v Commerce at EIBF
  • 22: PS summer reception for members
  • 30: Publishing Scotland Board Meeting

 

SEPTEMBER

 

OCTOBER

 

NOVEMBER

 

DECEMBER

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