Publishing Scotland constantly builds on its existing contacts
as well as developing new ones as part of its work to support a
thriving publishing environment in Scotland. We take part in all
the relevant culture (especially literature), trade and skills
forums as well as collaborating and liaising with relevant public
and commercial bodies on projects and events. The Edinburgh
International Book Festival, Creative Skillset and the National
Economic Forum are just a few of those we work with.
We share information and ideas through our website, annual
conference and other events, public training courses, newsletters
and social networking.
There are obvious and essential links with the literature
section in Scotland. At Publishing Scotland, we see our work as
complementary to the work on literacy, writer support, literature
promotion, and outreach undertaken by other bodies (some of whom
are also our members). They include:
Skills and training
Publishing is a creative industry and like others in the sector
is going through rapid changes in terms of reading habits, formats,
and technological change. We work with all the leading bodies to
ensure that those based in Scotland have access to the training
they need and want. We have strong links with the following bodies
(some of whom are also Publishing Scotland members):
Whether the focus is domestic or international, Publishing
Scotland works with others to assist publishers in reaching their
Connect with Publishing Scotland
- Scottish Publishing Industry newsletter. A monthly round-up of
general interest about publishing in Scotland including publisher
and book news, jobs, book festivals, book awards. Sign up to
receive the Scottish Publishing Industry newsletter.
- BooksfromScotland.com newsletter. This monthly newsletter
highlights books, authors and publishers with a Scottish
connection. Sign up to receive the BooksfromScotland.com
- Training newsletter. The latest information on Publishing
Scotland's courses including discounts and special offers. Sign up to
receive the Publishing Scotland Training newsletter
- Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
- See our photo archive on Flickr. As well as
pictures from the latest events like our Conference or book fairs,
the Publishing Scotland Photostream has a good selection of images
stretching back over the decades.