Jan Rutherford

An experienced book publicist (25 years+), Jan Rutherford’s company Publicity & The Printed Word works across the media, new and traditional, promoting books, authors, reading and writing. Jan worked with Scottish Book Trust for ten years on mentoring and professional development for writers and for the last five years she has chaired the board of the Scottish Review of Books. She is the UK publicist and event organiser for international best-selling author, Alexander McCall Smith, Project Manager for The Great Tapestry of Scotland and non-executive Director at Birlinn Ltd, Scotland’s largest independent book publisher. She is on the steering group for Emerging Critics.

Blog / Discussion

Blazing a trail – celebrating the first Scottish woman to see her work in print

March 8, 2019
by Dr Anette Hagan, National Library of Scotland

Notebook: In Scott Country

March 1, 2019
by Alan Taylor

Low Level Crime

March 1, 2019
by Rosemary Goring

Winter Haiku

March 1, 2019
by Suria Tei