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.
It's Work in Publishing week 18th to 24th November 2019 - the
perfect time to start finding out about publishing! We've a whole
lot of videos, information, useful resources and links here on our
As part of Book Week Scotland 2019 (18th to 24th November),
Publishing Scotland will be hosting free author showcases in
Glasgow (19th), Linlithgow (20th) and Edinburgh (21st).
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.
In 2019 Publishing Scotland celebrates forty-five years of
supporting Scottish publishers.
Our new Autumn/Winter 2019 rights publication is available to download as a PDF.
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn
Booth from Arabic and published by our member Sandstone Press, is
the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019.
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 fixed-term (12 months) post in Glasgow no later than 5pm on Friday 15 November 2019.
Apply for this full-time, fixed-term (9 months) position in Edinburgh by Tuesday 19 November 2019.
Apply as soon as possible through Inspired Selection for this position in Edinburgh.
Apply as soon as possible through Inspired Selection for this position in Glasgow.
Apply as soon as possible through Inspired Selection for this position in Glasgow. It is a fixed term contract until March 2021, ideally starting 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 lists of publisher members & network
members & catch up on members'
Cover design and typesetting services including all promotional
materials and creating e-books.
A round-up of the latest awards, nominations, jobs and other
publisher and network member news.
Publishing Scotland's AGM will take place at Scott House in
Edinburgh on Thursday 28 November 2019.
International publishers are invited to apply for funding
support to translate works by Scottish writers.
Find out more - we've a whole lot of videos, information,
resources and links here on our website.
Come along to our free events in Glasgow, Linlithgow and
Edinburgh on 19th, 20th and 21st November.
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.
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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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