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24 January 2022


Publishing Scotland organises or attends events that are a great opportunity for network and publisher members to make business contacts. They are generally open to all network and publisher members.

For information on an event email us, or for details of membership criteria and benefits complete the membership application request.

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  • 17 May 2022
    Event, Conference, Edinburgh

    Save the date! The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference will take place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 17 May 2022.

  • 2 December 2021
    Event, Digital, Networking

    Members are invited to this Audiobook Roundtable hosted by Vikki Reilly (Marketing and Events Manager) to share knowledge, experience, questions and concerns about the audiobook market. This Zoom meeting will take place at 11am on Thursday 2 December 2021.

  • 18 November 2021
    Event, Book Festival

    This digital showcase from Publishing Scotland for Book Week Scotland features fantastic authors and their non-fiction works, including some excellent debuts. Enjoy a fascinating breadth of non-fiction - from memoir to pop culture to nature writing - that just may show you how to look at the world anew.

  • 16 November 2021
    Event, Book Festival

    For Book Week Scotland 2021, Publishing Scotland is delighted to present a digital showcase of fantastic fiction from Scottish publishers, with particular focus on dazzling debuts. Discover a brilliant array of writers, a variety of fictional worlds and (possibly!) your new favourite characters in this celebration of new writing talent.

  • 12 November 2021
    Event, Book Fair

    Why do studies of murder and madness from tiny villages in remote Scottish Highlands resonate with readers around the world? Join this event as part of The Frankfurt Book Fair's The Hof series to have a delve into crime literature in Scotland, inspired by our film Dark Travellers. With: Chris Brookmyre, crime writer; James Crawford, writer, broadcaster and publisher and Francis Bickmore, Publishing Director at Canongate.

  • 3 November 2021
    Event, Digital, Trade

    Publishing Scotland have teamed up with Editeur to offer two online sessions to Publishing Scotland members to show best practice for metadata for physical, digital and audio books, and to delve a little deeper in ISNI and Thema Codes. The dates are 3 and 4 November 2021.

  • 28 October 2021
    Event, Trade

    In this Autumn conference session for Publishing Scotland members, Carol Hughes-Hallett, Account Manager and Research Analyst at Nielsen, will provide a general overview of some of the latest stats from the UK Book Market in 2021.

  • 28 October 2021
    Event, International

    Aimed at literary organisations and book festivals, this free event is organised by Scottish Books International in partnership with Literature Alliance Scotland. Sophie Moxon, Ali Bowden and Ryan Van Winkle in conversation with Vikki Reilly will discuss ways to grow your international presence.

  • 19 October 2021
    Event, Frankfurt, Book Fair

    Publishing Scotland assists its publishing members to export books and sell rights by hosting a collective national stand at book fairs. This normally includes the Frankfurt Book Fair. Due to the current circumstances we will not be attending in person in 2021 but we are taking part online.

  • 15 October 2021
    Event, International

    Aimed at writers, this free event is organised by Scottish Books International in partnership with Literature Alliance Scotland. Watch a recording of writers Graeme Macrae Burnet and Nadine Aisha Jassat and publisher Janne Moller in discussion with Peggy Hughes.