The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland - the network for trade, training and
We're a membership body and a charity, and celebrated our 45th
anniversary in 2019.
The network, trade and development body for the book publishing
sector in Scotland.
Publishing Scotland is a registered charity governed by a main
Board of Trustees (currently eleven in number).
Our team is based in Edinburgh and works for and with our
members to promote publishing in Scotland.
Our latest report, the thirtieth anniversary book to download
and catalogues including New Books Scotland 2021.
Publishing Scotland's Publisher and Author Codes of Practice,
and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.
We are full members of a variety of arts and business
organisations from Arts and Business Scotland to Scottish Pen.
Our organisation grew from the work of the SPA formed in 1974 by
a group of ten publishers.
In 2019 Publishing Scotland celebrated forty-five years of
supporting Scottish publishers.
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.