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.
Available to international publishers for the translation of
books by Scottish writers. Apply by 24 January 2020 for round 2
Apply by Friday 24 January 2020 to be one of Publishing
Scotland's International Publishing Fellows 2020. In 2019 ten
senior publishers from around the world visited Scotland in August
to experience a taste of the Scottish book world.
More details coming soon about our 2020 joint conference with
the Booksellers Association.
Scottish Books International works on behalf of
the literature sector in Scotland and is dedicated to the
international promotion of books, writers, festivals and
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.
Our new Autumn/Winter 2019 rights publication is available to download as a PDF.
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 full time, permanent position by 5pm on Monday 20 January 2020.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based full time, permanent position by midnight on Sunday 19 January 2020.
Apply for this full time, permanent position by 5pm on Thursday 23 January 2020.
Apply for this Edinburgh-based position by noon on Thursday 23 January 2020.
Apply for this fixed-term position (to 31 March 2022) in Edinburgh by noon on Wednesday 22 January 2020.
Apply for this full-time position in Edinburgh by Friday 24 January 2020.
Apply for this full-time, fixed-term (March to September) position by 5pm on Thursday 30 January 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.
Robbie is an agent at the Kate Nash Literary Agency. He
also supports publishers and authors.
A round-up of the latest awards, nominations, jobs and other
publisher and network member news.
International publishers are invited to apply for funding
support to translate works by Scottish writers.
International promotion of books, writers, festivals
etc on behalf of the literature sector in
Book now for our proofreading, copy-editing and writing digital
content courses in 2020.
International publishers are invited to apply for the
International Fellowship Programme in Scotland in August 2020.
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
Visit BooksfromScotland.com our curated online
showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Saltire Society
Publisher and Emerging Publisher Awards.
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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.
The latest news about publishing and books in Scotland