Call for Entries to the Saltire Publisher of the Year Awards 2017

We are delighted to launch the 2017 Saltire Publisher of the Year and Emerging Publisher of the Year Awards.

The vitality and innovation of Scottish based publishers contribute immeasurably to the health of our cultural landscape and national dialogues, and so the Saltire Publisher of the Year Award and the Saltire Emerging Publisher of the Year Awards were launched, to celebrate and support their continued achievements and innovations.

Deadline for entry is NOON on Friday 15 September 2017

Experts in the publishing field have been brought together to create an independent judging panel.  

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