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Scottish Book Trade Conference 2022

See some pictures from our conference which took place on Tuesday 17 May 2022 in Edinburgh and online. It is an annual event organised by Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association.

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Our members

Get info on joining, search for publisher members and network members and catch up on member highlights.

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Year of Stories

Across 2022, Publishing Scotland is celebrating the Year of Scotland's Stories through events, online content and much more. One of our most recent activities is the Shaping Scotland's Stories Spring/Summer catalogue.

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In the Summertime

At BooksfromScotland we are so enjoying the latest summer book releases, that we can't resist recommending books for your holidays. From fabulous fiction, children's picture books and brilliant poetry to engrossing history, delightful cookery books and inspiring memoir, all the books in the latest issue – In the Summertime – are guaranteed to keep you thrilled while you try to keep cool.

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See our list of events from book festivals to book fairs, training courses to conferences.

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Scottish Books International

Co-owned by Publishing Scotland, Scottish Books International is dedicated to the international promotion of books, writers, festivals, and organisations. Its Author Travel Fund supports writers who have been invited overseas to promote their work.

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Publishing in Scotland World-class writers Beautiful children’s books

Translations to and from the world Ideas and knowledge The languages of Scotland

Life-changing experiences Education: from baby books to lifelong learning


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Aug 15

Witherbys’ CEO, Iain Macneil, completes a world first circumnavigation

Iain Macneil (CEO of Witherby Publishing Group) and his crew of four have set a new world record, having completed a world first circumnavigation.

Aug 3

Michael O’Brien

We are immensely saddened to learn of Michael O’Brien’s death at the age of 81. An inspirational Irish publisher, force of nature, and friend, Michael was also a fervent supporter of independent Scottish publishing and will be greatly missed.

Aug 1

Itchy Coo marks 20 years of books in Scots language

Children’s publisher Itchy Coo, part of Black & White Publishing, is celebrating 20 years of publishing books in Scots.

Jul 28

James Cropper Wainwright Prize 2022 shortlists

Three Canongate Books are shortlisted for 2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prizes: The Instant by Amy Liptrot, Time on Rock by Anna Fleming, and The Biggest Footprint by Rob and Tom Sears.

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Jul 26

Booker Prize longlist 2022

The longlist for the Booker Prize 2022 includes the excellent Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnett published by member Saraband.

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