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Čechova 23
Praha 7 Bubeneč 170 00
Czech Republic

The small independent wo-men publishing is oriented toward gender-focused art documentary books. The publishing house was established in 2012 by a literary documentarian Barbora Baronová to create books ambitious both in content and design. The main aim of wo-men publishing is to share high quality literary and photographic non-fiction projects created by Czech authors. Mostly, the books by wo-men include voices of marginalized people, such as women, seniors, people with disabilities, and cover non-mainstream topics, such as feminism, aging, activism, parenthood, and environment. The books published by wo-men are printed in low numbers (sometimes as limited editions) on high-quality ecological papers in local printing companies. Many books by wo-men were awarded in the Czech Republic, as well as abroad.

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Intimacy [Intimita]

Barbora BARONOVÁ, Dita PEPE The stylized artistic literary and photographic documentary project Intimacy opens up important personal and social (...)

Voices of Women: Australia [Hlasy žen: Austrálie]

Barbora BARONOVÁ; Dita PEPE The publication Voices of Women: Australia brings twenty-two narratives of prominent Australian women artists, (...)

Borders of Love [Hranice lásky]

Dita PEPE et al. Borders of Love is a photographic and literary book from internationally renowned Czech photographer Dita Pepe that in thirteen (...)

Contact : Barbora BARONOVÁ

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logoVictorina Press

Wanfield Hall - Woodcock Heath
Kingstone - Uttoxeter
Staffordshire, ST14 8QRT
United Kingdom
Tél: +44 (0)1650652370

Victorina Press is an independent publishing house in the West Midlands, UK. Established in 2017 by Consuelo Rivera-Fuentes, a Chilean-British Teacher of EFL, poet and writer of short stories, MA in Sociology and Women’s Studies, PhD in Women’s Studies and MA in Publishing. She chose to name her press “Victorina Press” to honour her mother who passed her love for reading and literature on to all her six children.
To achieve her mission of publishing great and inspirational books as well as to publish local authors in Spanish and English, Victorina Press follows principles of Bibliodiversity.

Listen here the conversation with Consuelo Rivera-Fuentes, by Christopher Fielden (July 2020).

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One Woman’s struggle in Iran. A prison Memoir


I am Adila from Gaza


My beautiful Imperial

Rhiannon LEWIS

Contact : Consuelo RIVERA-FUENTES

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logoMarjin Kiri

Regensi Melati Mas A9/10
Tangerang Selatan 15323
Tél: +61 813 85319131

Founded in 2005, Marjin Kiri (literally means “left margin”) is a small independent Indonesian publisher dedicated to fostering critical/leftist thinking within the academia and general readers. Marjin Kiri mostly publishes on humanities and social theory, political-economy, history, cultural studies, ecology, and literature.

The team…
Ronny Agustinus, Robby Kurniawan, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Haikal, Roos Wijayanti Ken Petung, Mia Fiona Erlita, Pradewi Tri Chatami.


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Cultural Violence: How the New Order Legitimized Anti-Communism through. Literature and Film

Wijaya HERLAMBANG “When normality is built atop mass graves, and secured by terror and lies, a moral vacuum is inevitable. Wijaya Herlambang (...)

Dawuk: A Grim Love Story from a Javanese Village

Mahfud IKHWAN Winner of the Khatulistiwa Literary Award 2017 “This is a story that happened not so long ago. A grim tale full of blood. Just (...)

Ecophenomenology: On the Ontological Dimensions of the Disequilibrium between Human and Nature

Saras DEWI Environmental ethics and movements have accurately demonstrated the various damages and degradation of nature due to human (...)

Contact : Ronny AGUSTINUS

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logoPluto Press

345 Archway Road
N6 5AA London
United Kingdom

Pluto Press is a radical political publishing house. Founded in 1969, we are one of Britain’s oldest radical publishers, but our focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles. Though our collective outlook has developed over time, we proudly identify as anti-capitalist, internationalist and politically independent.


To read: “Inside the UK’s most radical indie publishers, Pluto Press”, published by huck, June 2018

Contact : Anne BEECH

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logoInanna Publications and Education

210 Founders College, York University, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tél: (+416) 736-5356

Inanna Publications and Education Inc. is one of only a very few independent feminist presses in Canada committed to publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction by and about women, and complementing this with relevant non-fiction. Inanna’s list fosters new, innovative and diverse perspectives with the potential to change and enhance women’s lives everywhere. Our aim is to conserve a publishing space dedicated to feminist voices that provoke discussion, advance feminist thought, and speak to diverse lives of women.

Founded in 1978, and housed at York University since 1984, Inanna is the proud publisher of one of Canada’s oldest feminist journals, Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme.

Our priority is to publish literary books, particularly by fresh, new voices, that are intellectually rigorous, speak to women’s hearts, and tell truths about the lives of the broad diversity of women—smart books for people who want to read and think about real women’s lives.

Contact : Renée KNAPP

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logoKX – CRITIQUE AND HUMANISM Publishing House

11, Slaveykov Sq,
Sofia 1000
Tél: +359 898566238

For more than 20 years now, we have been publishing books in the humanities and social sciences, and lately some titles in literature that are connected to the humanities.
We are a small-sized independent publishing company, and our renown is based on the more than 220 titles we have published – some of them exemplary pieces, others among the most provocative titles in the humanities (most of them translations). Our close working relationship with professors from four of the leading Bulgarian universities ensures the high quality of our products.
We have become recognised as a “publisher with a philosophy”. Supporting a pluralist and local cultural ambiance has always been our publishing ideal. We also experiment – via joint projects with other institutions or individuals – on the borders between cultural fields (e.g. publishing and theater, publishing and digital arts).
We are also the initiator and founder of a small organization: Bulgarian Society of Publishers in Humanities (BSPH).

Read here the interview with Antoinette Koleva, published in partnership with ActuaLitté (January 2, 2017).

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Acceleration. The Change of Time Structures in Modernity

Hartmut ROSA Translation: Svetla MARINOVA Hartmut Rosa (born 1955) is one of the most promising nowadays sociologists and social philosophers, (...)

The Fragmentary Character of Life (Selected Essays)

Georg SIMMEL Translation: Theodora KARAMELSKA Georg Simmel (1858-1918), a notorious German philosopher and sociologist of culture, has (...)

The Walk; Why Robert Walser was and still is so important?

Robert WALSER; Giorgio AGAMBEN Translation: Maria DOBREVSKA This is the chef-d-oeuvre of the prose of Robert Walser (1878-1956) – a very (...)

Contact : Antoinette KOLEVA

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logoBetween the Lines

401 Richmond Street West, #277
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8
Tél: +(416) 535-9914

Between the Lines (BTL) was established in 1977 and is a fiercely independent small press. At BTL we remain committed to our original mandate: to publish Canadian-authored non-fiction on a broad range of social and cultural issues from a progressive perspective. Our corresponding mission is to provide high quality resources that promote equitable social change. We specialize in informative, non-fiction books on politics and public policy, social issues, Canadian and world history, international development, Indigenous issues, gender/sexuality, critical race issues, labour and work, environment, and media. BTL books amplify the voices that often go unheard in the mainstream and challenge our readers to think differently. Our Editorial Committee makes publishing decisions democratically by consensus.

Between the Lines asks people to read critically, to think about the world differently, and not to get stuck in factional party lines.

Read here the interview with Amanda Crocker, published in partnership with ActuaLitté (January 16, 2018).

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Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal

David AUSTIN In the 1960s, for at least a brief moment, Montreal became what seemed an unlikely centre of Black Power and the Caribbean left. In (...)

Languages of the Unheard: Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

Stephen D’ARCY “What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global (...)

Pain and Prejudice: What Science Can Learn about Work from the People Who Do It

Karen MESSING In 1978, when workers at a nearby phosphate refinery learned that the ore they processed was contaminated with radioactive dust, (...)

Contact : Amanda CROCKER

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logoNew Internationalist

Old Music Hall, 106-108 Cowley Road
Oxford, OX4 1JE
United Kingdom
Tél: +44 (0)1865 403156 / +44 (0)1865 403345

An independent, not-for-profit media co-operative, New Internationalist is a voice that empowers. We tell the stories that the mainstream media sidestep and offer a platform for the people living those stories. Our award-winning magazine, books and website set the agenda for a radically fairer future, promote global justice and campaign for the disadvantaged all over the world.
New Internationalist books span activism, current affairs, children’s and adult fiction, education, ethical living, photography and world food.

We used to be called the Internationalist. We became the New Internationalist in 1973! New perspectives on what it means to be a global citizen are needed now as much as ever. Internationalism guides everything we do as we believe in the interdependency of all people and all things. Now with our recent merger with Myriad our mission is to explore new ways of seeing.

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Juliana’s Bananas

Ruth WALTON An educational resource to help children explore the issue of fair trade by allowing them to see through the eyes of the children of (...)

SOS Alternatives to Capitalism

Richard SWIFT An investigation of the alternatives to capitalism, including socialism, anarchism and deep ecology. Financial collapse and (...)

Under an African sky

Peter HUDSON The author has been visiting the same village in Mauritania on the remote edge of the Sahara for over twenty years. This is the (...)

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logoModjaji Books

Box 121, Rondebosch, 7701
Cape Town
South Africa
Tél: +27 72 77435 46

Modjaji Books is an independent feminist press that publishes southern African women writers. Modjaji Books fills a gap by providing a platform for serious and ground-breaking writing by new and established women writers with brave voices. We publish short stories, novels, memoir, biography, poetry, essays, narrative non-fiction, reference books and relevant non-fiction.

The history of publishing in South Africa is enmeshed with the culture of resistance that flourished under apartheid. Struggle literature may have emerged from the underground, but women’s voices and particularly black women’s voices – are still marginalized. Modjaji Books addressed this inequality by publishing books that are true to the spirit of Modjaji, the rain queen: a powerful female force for good, new life and regeneration.

In a few short years, Modjaji titles have won a number of prizes or been short-listed for prizes. The prizes include the Ingrid Jonker prizes for debut poetry, short-listings for the Sunday Times fiction prize, several SALA prizes as well as a short-listing for the Caine Prize.

Modjaji is the name of the Rain Queen in the northern part of South Africa. As South Africa is mostly a dry country - rain is very important!

Read here an interview of Colleen HIGGS, Read African Books (African Books Collective).

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Hemispheres: Inside a stroke

Karen LAZAR “Home is as old as one’s skin but as elusive as an object seen through the wrong end of a telescope.” It is this sense of a view, (...)

My First Time: Stories of sex and sexuality from women like you

Jennifer THORPE (author and editor) - the contributors include: Jen THORPE, Karabo KGOLENG (well known radio and media personality), Sarah (...)

Bom Boy

Yewande OMOTOSO Praise for Bom Boy from Nuruddin Farah, author of Links, Knots & Crossbones: "This is a novel bursting with elegance, (...)

Contact : Colleen HIGGS

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logoJacana Media

10 Orange Street - PO Box 2004 Sunnyside - Houghton
Auckland Park 2041
2092 Gauteng
South Africa
Tél: +27 011 628 3200 +27 011 482 7280

A South African publisher, Jacana Media has been in the business since 1991. The firm specialises in the vulgarisation of normally complex or technical data. We have been recognised for the quality of our books in areas such as the environment and eco-tourism, as well as literature and educational materials (primary and secondary school). In 2002, Jacana Media established an open publishing policy that has since received much positive feedback, covering a vast spectrum of genres and subjects. We are particularly interested in promoting authors from South Africa and Africa as a whole. Jacana Media currently publishes works in essentially three areas: “Life” (political science, biographies and autobiographies, history, health and educational material), “Earth” (environment, natural history, maps and eco-guides) and “Fiction” (novels, short stories, poetry, and anthologies and collections focusing on African authors).

Contact : Bridget IMPEY

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