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22 October 2020

Our Publications

This website is the main source of information about Publishing Scotland and we constantly update and review it to keep it current. You can download PDF versions of our annual review, anniversary book and current catalogues below.


Annual Report 2018 to 2019

Our most recent report, for 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019, gives an overview of Publishing Scotland's work. Download the pdf of the latest annual report.


New Books Scotland Autumn 2020

New Books Scotland Autumn 2020 is our most recent rights catalogue showcasing members' books. There is no print version but the catalogue is interactive with links throughout. You can also download a PDF version.

Our previous catalogues are still available to download too: New Books Scotland Spring 2020New Books Scotland Autumn/Winter 2019New Books Scotland Spring/Summer 2019, New Books Scotland 2018Autumn/Winter 2017 and Spring/Summer 2017.


Scotland in London Showcase Magazine 2019

Guests at the Scotland in London Showcase 2019 received a print copy of this specially produced magazine (PDF) to celebrate and highlight the Scottish publishing industry. 


Publishing Scotland International Fellowship Programme

Find out more about our programme and previous Fellows in our Fellowship Brochure (PDF).


Publishing Industry and Training News

Publishing Scotland sends out a monthly newsletter with news from the industry. Our training newsletter contains information about our courses: what's on, when and availability. During the year we add extra dates and new courses so this is the best way to keep up to date. Our book portal, also has a monthly newsletter.

If you'd like to get the latest news on the publishing industry, training, Scottish books, authors, prizes, acquisitions, projects, events and more, fill in the sign-up form.


Publishing Scotland Annual Report 2017 to 2018

Our most recent report, for 1 December to 30 November 2018, gives an overview of Publishing Scotland's work but we monitor and evaluate our effectiveness continuously to encourage a culture of ongoing improvement. Download the PDF of the Annual Report 2017-2018.


Thirtieth Anniversary of the Scottish Publishers Association - A Celebration

The SPA was founded in 1973 and formally launched in 1974. This 2004 book marks the organisation's thirtieth anniversary in a collection of snapshots, memoirs, biographies, testimonies and anecdotes. The SPA changed its name to Publishing Scotland and became a charity in 2007. Download the PDF of the book.