From regular panels, workshops and networking events, to our bi-annual all-day conference, we host regular events around the country to explore current trends and debates in the industry to help you develop the skills and contacts you need to progress in your career. We also hold socials including quizzes, book clubs, exhibition trips and book swaps to help you keep in touch with your literature-loving peers.
Most of our events are held in our main branch regions but we also go on the road with the Bookseller to reach new cities so please do take a look at what we've got coming up near you.
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For January, SYP Scotland are stepping away from book publishing and looking at other opportunities for writers: literary magazines, awards, initiatives like Story Shop at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and spoken word nights. For writers, come along to learn about the many opportunities out there to build up experience and portfolios before taking the leap into book publishing; for aspiring publishers, come along and see some lesser explored sides of the industry. Scotland has a thriving scene, full of opportunity…Find out more »
SYP Scotland are back in 2018 with their new conference: Publishing vs the World! Join us on Friday 9th March 2018 at Surgeon's Hall in Edinburgh. In 2016 we looked at the Scottish book scene, in 2017 we considered the good, bad and ugly of industry, and for 2018 we're taking on publishing's place in the world, how it challenges traditional models and issues, how it collaborates and innovates, and how people are working in these particularly turbulent times. The SYP Scotland conference…Find out more »