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24 October 2021

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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  • 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. Free ticket.

  • 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, 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.

  • 17 August 2021
    Event, Book Festival

    Events dedicated to all those interested in the business of the book world including: Scottish Publisher Showcase, Rethinking 'Diversity' in Publishing: Lasting Change AND SYP Scotland post-event discussion, Opening Up Books: Creating Book Events for People with Learning Disabilities, and Cover Design Masterclass - Judging a Book by Its Cover. Recordings available.

  • 14 August 2021
    Event, Book Festival

    The hybrid 2021 festival runs from 14 to 30 August. Events include a programme of events dedicated to all those interested in the business of the book world. You can also buy books at the new site (Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place) or online including a great selection from Scottish publishers.

  • 29 June 2021
    Event, London, Book Fair

    The London Book Fair (29 June to 1 July 2021) went ahead as a digital-only event. The in-person format will return next spring (from 5 to 7 April 2022).

  • 15 June 2021
    Event, Trade

    Publishing Scotland hosted a Zoom session with Oriana Leckert, the Director of Publishing & Comics Outreach at Kickstarter, Rebecca Wojturska (Haunt Publishing) and Heather McDaid (404 Ink).