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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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The Scottish BPOC Writers Network have guest edited the current Books from Scotland issue based round the theme of Sanctuary. It's full of poetry, fiction, children's books and essays from established and up-and-coming writers with books that will enrich and entertain.

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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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Latest news

Jun 28

Bloody Scotland Debut Prize shortlist 2022

A book published by Fledgling Press – The Wolf Hunters by Amanda Mitchison – is one of the five titles shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year 2022.

Jun 24

Salena Godden wins Fiction prize at Indie Book Awards 2022

Canongate Books author Salena Godden is the Fiction category winner with her debut novel Mrs Death Misses Death. This and the other category winners were voted for exclusively by independent booksellers.

Jun 23

Book trade collaborates to reduce environmental impacts

A new Sustainability Industry Forum (SIF) has been launched by six book trade organisations with the aim of collaborating to reduce environmental impacts.

Jun 21

Malorie Blackman awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2022

A former Children’s Laureate, Malorie Blackman is the first children’s and YA writer to be awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.

Jun 20

Scots Language Publication Grant Awardees 2022

Animal Fairm (a Scots translation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm) is among the nine new titles to be supported by the Scots Language Publication Grant 2022.

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