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09 August 2020

Events

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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  • 14 October 2020
    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 2020 though we will be looking for alternative virtual opportunities with the fair.

  • 13 August 2020
    Event

    Publishing Scotland and Glasgow University are collaborating on a series of free Creative Conversation events showcasing the best in new Scottish writing. Featuring Gavin Francis (Island Dreams), Mandy Haggith (The Stone Stories series), Kathleen Jamie (Surfacing), and Sue Reid Sexton (Writing on the Road), this event will be chaired by Elizabeth Reeder on Thursday 13 August 2020 from 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

  • 12 August 2020
    Event

    Publishing Scotland and Glasgow University are collaborating on a series of free Creative Conversation events showcasing the best in new Scottish writing. Featuring Angus Peter Campbell (Gaelic translation of Animal Farm), Norman Bissell (Barnhill), and Sarah Armstrong (The Wolves of Leninsky Prospekt), this event will be chaired by Colin Herd on Wednesday 12 August 2020 from 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

  • 11 August 2020
    Event

    Publishing Scotland and Glasgow University are collaborating on a series of free Creative Conversation events showcasing the best in new Scottish writing. Featuring Stuart Cosgrove (Cassius X), Donald S Murray (As the Women Lay Dreaming), Nadine Aisha Jassat (Let Me Tell You This), and Dina Nayeri (The Ungrateful Refugee), this event will be chaired by Louise Welsh on Tuesday 11 August 2020 from 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

  • 24 June 2020
    Event, Trade, Digital

    We hosted a Zoom Open Book session on 24 June 2020 with eBook and audiobook distribution service, Glassboxx.

  • 27 May 2020
    Event, Trade

    This online Open Book session for Publishing Scotland members is with the Booksellers Association and a number of independent booksellers. The session will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 27 May 2020 from 4pm to 5pm.

  • 21 May 2020
    Event, Trade

    An online Open Book session for Publishing Scotland members with Nigel Wyman and Nikki Daigneault from Gardners. The session will be held via Zoom on Thursday 21 May from t 1.30pm to 2.30pm.

  • 4 May 2020
    Event, Book Fair, Outside Scotland

    Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency the Bologna Children's Book Fair 2020 has been cancelled. The next fair will take place 12 to 15 April 2021.

  • 22 April 2020
    Event, Trade

    This event is postponed and will be rescheduled. More to follow.

  • 21 April 2020
    Event, Conference, Edinburgh

    The 2020 Scottish Annual Book Trade Conference with the Booksellers Association will not take place this year. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021.