Publishing Scotland will host Jonny Gallant, Publisher Relations Director of Bookspeed, for a hybrid Open Book session on Thursday 29 September at 11.30am at the Publishing Scotland office and online to tell us more about the trends in the non-traditional market as well as sharing tips on the best way to work with Bookspeed.
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.Find out more
Get info on joining, search for publisher members and network members and catch up on member highlights.Find out more
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.Find out more
As the excitement of the summer and the festival season winds down, and the seasons start to turn, the latest Books from Scotland Issue is here to recommend books that will refresh and encourage new passions. From fiction to picture books and history to travel, you will find books that celebrate art and life.Find out more
See our list of events from book festivals to book fairs, training courses to conferences.Find out more
Many but not all of the announcements in the UK Government’s Growth Plan (or mini budget) announced on 23 September apply to Scotland.
Taking up leadership of Moat Brae in October 2022, Mairi Kidd’s role will be to lead recovery and reshape the organisation to fulfil its vision to champion children’s books and empower children through books.
Winners at the Scots Language Awards 2022 include: Anne Donovan (Janet Paisley Services to Scots Award), Doric Nursery Rhymes for Loons & Quines (Scots Bairns Book of the Year), and Be guid tae yer Mammy (Scots Book of the Year).
From 6 November 2022, the 1.25 percentage point rise in National Insurance (in effect from April) will be reversed.
Online retailer Amazon is to change practices around returns of digital books following discussions with the Society of Authors (UK) and Authors’ Guild (US). Amazon believes the improvement can be implemented by the end of 2022.