The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland is the trade and network body for the book
publishing industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the
interests of its members, both nationally and internationally.
Parent company of BookSource.
We have compiled a list of official and useful sources of
business and other advice on the coronavirus (Covid-19).
Available to international publishers for the translation of
books by Scottish writers. Apply by Friday 14 August 2020 for round
We may have to spend more time in our houses just now, but that
doesn't mean we have to forego treats, and the May issue of BooksfromScotland is full of 'em.
From fiction to cooking to nature, hobbies and football, we hope
you'll find joy and inspiration, and a whole lot of good
The Bookseller published the 2020 edition of its
annual Scotland Focus issue in April. It includes the free special
edition supplement Books From Scotland in partnership with Creative
Our new spring 2020 rights publication is available to download as a PDF.
What is publishing? How do you get a job in it? Who are the
publishing ambassadors? Books Uncovered has publisher videos and lots of information about
the book business.
Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and
advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland.
Latest jobs and advice on finding a job in publishing
Apply for this Glasgow or London based position as soon as possible and no later than 5 June 2020.
Applications by video or in writing should be submitted by Monday 29 June 2020.
Here are quick links to the answers to some of the questions we
get asked most frequently
You can research publishers and submit your book for
consideration or you can publish it on your own (see Getting
For small publishers and self-publishers especially with just
one book, doing it yourself is sometimes the only option. Read more
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We have compiled a list of official and useful sources of advice
on the coronavirus (Covid-19).
Use this BUSINESS SUPPORT FINDER to see what
support is available for you and your business.
International publishers are invited to apply for funding
support to translate works by Scottish writers.
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showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
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