The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland is the trade and network body for the book
publishing industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the
interests of its members, both nationally and internationally.
Parent company of BookSource.
Apply by Friday 24 January 2020 to be one of Publishing
Scotland's International Publishing Fellows 2020. In 2019 ten
senior publishers from around the world visited Scotland in August
to experience a taste of the Scottish book world.
In 2019 Publishing Scotland celebrates forty-five years of
supporting Scottish publishers.
Our new Autumn/Winter 2019 rights publication is available to download as a PDF.
Publishing Scotland and members were at the Frankfurt Book Fair
16 to 20 October 2019.
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn
Booth from Arabic and published by our member Sandstone Press, is
the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019.
Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and
advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland.
Latest jobs and advice on finding a job in publishing
Apply for this full-time, permanent position in Edinburgh by 5pm on Friday 25 October 2019.
Apply for this part-time (two-day) job share position in Edinburgh by Friday 25 October.
The Picture Hooks Conference 2019 takes place at the V&A in Dundee on Saturday 26 October.
The deadline for nominations is Thursday 31 October 2019.
Apply for this fixed-term (12 months) post in Glasgow no later than Friday 1 November 2019. Immediate start so priority may be given to early respondents (interviews from 28 October).
The deadline for applications is Friday 1 November 2019.
Apply for this paid internship in Livingston by Friday 8 November 2019.
The Gaelic Books Council and Scottish Book Trust are seeking two unpublished writers to participate in the Gaelic New Writers Awards 2020. Apply by 5pm on Friday 8 November 2019.
Apply for this full-time, permanent position in Edinburgh by 5pm on Friday 8 November 2019.
Here are quick links to the answers to some of the questions we
get asked most frequently
You can research publishers and submit your book for
consideration or you can publish it on your own (see Getting
For small publishers and self-publishers especially with just
one book, doing it yourself is sometimes the only option. Read more
Get info on
joining, search lists of publisher members & network
members & catch up on members'
A high quality complete publishing service for all forms of
publishing - books, reports, journals and magazines.
A round-up of the latest awards, nominations, jobs and other
publisher and network member news.
International promotion of books, writers, festivals
etc on behalf of the literature sector in
What will Brexit mean for UK-based publishers? We round up
comment and advice.
Book now for our Introduction to Proofreading (6 November) and Copy-editing (7 November) courses.
Our new Autumn/Winter rights publication is available at book
fairs and to download as a PDF.
Publishing Scotland's distribution service BookSource is one of the UK's
fastest growing distributors.
Visit BooksfromScotland.com our curated online
showcase of thousands of Scottish books.
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Publishing Scotland is based at Scott House, 10 South St Andrew
Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ. Our training also takes place there.
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