2017 Saltire Publisher Awards shortlist unveiled
at special event in Edinburgh

2017 sees awards for both Publishing companies and individuals at the beginning of their career in the industry. Established publishers such as Canongate and Birlinn are shortlisted alongside new comers 404Ink who have had phenomenal success with their first publication Nasty Women,and niche publishers Handspring.

Emerging talents, such as Kirstin Lamb of Barington Stoke and Laura Waddell of Harper Collins, have been shortlisted for the Emerging Publisher of the Year Award for their commitment, innovation and adaptability within the industry.

 

Shortlists

 

 

 

The Awards will be announced at a special ceremony on St Andrew's Day.

Join ua by booking your tickets HERE.

 


The panel for the award comprises:

• Aly Barr, Scottish Poetry Library
• Jenny Brown, Jenny Brown Associates
• Marion Sinclair, CEO, Publishing Scotland
• Professor Claire Squires, University of Stirling
• Plus Invited Guests

Details and the application for the
Publisher Award can be viewed HERE.

Details and the application for the
Emerging Publisher Award can be viewed HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Saltire Society Publisher of the Year

supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland

The winner of the Publisher of the Year award will be given to opportunity to attend the renowned Yale University Publishing course, fully funded as parts of the Saltire’s 80th anniversary celebrations.

"Floris has had a sparkling year, but the honour of being named Scottish Publisher of the Year is undoubtedly the crowning achievement. We're so proud that children's books, in particular, are being recognised at the highest level. This award is dedicated to the people who have built Floris over four decades: our brilliant authors and illustrators, our creative and tireless team, and the wonderful Scottish literary community who has supported us throughout."

                       -- Katy Lockwood-Holmes, Publisher & Chief Executive, Floris Books

 

2016 Emerging Publisher of the Year Award

In partnership with Publishing Scotland and the Society of Young Publishers Scotland

 

 

 

New for 2016, the winner of the Saltire Emerging Publisher of the Year Award was also announced as Leah McDowell, Design and Production Manager at Floris Books. Leah was awarded £500 and said:

"I'm truly delighted to have won this inaugural award which celebrates all the amazing, emerging talent that makes the Scottish publishing industry so rich and lively. Publishing is a team effort so big thanks to Floris Books, which has supported me from the beginning, and of course to the immensely talented illustrators I have the privilege to work with every day."

 

FIND OUT WHO WON THE BOOK AWARDS HERE