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).
Ten senior publishers from around the world will be
visiting Scotland in August 2020 to experience a taste of the
Scottish book world.
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.
Catch up with our March issue where we celebrate moments in
history in fiction and non-fiction and fresh, new voices in
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 permanent, part-time (28 hours) position by noon on Monday 6 April 2020.
Publishers are invited to apply for this grant by noon on Wednesday 15 April 2020.
Apply for this full-time, permanent position by noon on Friday 24 April 2020. Note that applicants may be called to interview sooner than this.
Apply for these full-time summer internships (13 weeks) by noon on Friday 24 April 2020.
Apply for this paid internship by noon on Friday 24 April. The internship will run for a period of 13 weeks in the summer. It is a full-time post (37.5 hours weekly) based in Perth.
Apply for this part-time, fixed-term position by midnight on Wednesday 8 April 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
Get info on
joining, search for publisher members & network
members & catch up on news.
Freelance editor/proofreader, experienced in managing the
editorial process through to publication.
Scotland's leading independent educational publisher and home of
study guides and SQA exam course books.
A round-up of the latest awards, nominations, jobs and other
publisher and network member news.
Book now for proofreading and copy-editing. Also free export
advice and Harper Macleod legal sessions.
We have compiled a list of official and useful sources of advice
on the coronavirus (Covid-19).
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
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Publishing Scotland is based at Scott House, 10 South St Andrew
Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ. Our training also takes place there.
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