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logoTrinta Zero Nove

1042, Amílcar Cabral Ave
PO Box 3672
Maputo 0101

Editora Trinta Zero Nove - Thirty Zero Nine inspired by 30 September, International Translation Day - is the first Mozambican independent publisher dedicated to literature in translation. Founded in 2018 by Sandra Tamele, ETZN is a trailblazer in the publication of audiobooks and is committed to publishing in local languages, to being innovative and inclusive in its mission to, among others, reach new readers by offering books that are born accessible to people with disabilities and sold at affordable prices. Featuring 40+ titles, its catalogue is known for featuring debuts in translation and voices from minorities. ETZN was voted Best Children’s Publisher in Africa at the 2023 edition of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. In 2021 it was awarded the London Book Fair Excellence for Literary Translation Initiatives, and it was among the 100 best start-ups in Africa in the 3rd edition of the Access Bank Pitch-a-thon.

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O cabelo de Cora / Ekharari ya Kora (Cora’s hair)

Text: Ana Zarco CÂMARA; Illustrations: Taline SCHUBACH This bilingual book in Portuguese and eMakwa isn’t about princesses, fairies, witches, (...)

Acho que a Drag Queen é um Elfo (The Drag Queen of Elf Land)

Lawrence SCHIMEL In this fifth volume of the Collection of Stories Translated by the winners of the Literary Translation Competition we present (...)

Livrinho de Entomologia Fantástica (The little book of fantastic insects)

Fulvio ERVAS This novel by Fulvio Ervas tells the adventures of a group of five children and consequences of their visit to the Senior Hotel. A (...)

Contact : Sandra TAMELE

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Av. Augusto Meyer 163/605
Porto Alegre (RS) - CEP 90550-110
Tél: +55 51 3024-0787

Dublinense is an independent publishing house focused mainly on literary fiction, with the vast majority of its list formed by contemporary fiction, a few very singular contemporary non-fiction narratives and essays and a small collection of psychoanalysis. Our focus is to present the best in contemporary Brazilian literary fiction along with relevant works that can present different cultures and singular approaches and points of view for the Brazilian readership. Our goal is to start conversations on relevant subjects through good literature. During our 12 years, our original titles have received important recognitions such as Prêmio Jabuti, Prêmio Açorianos, Prêmio da Biblioteca Nacional and are constantly shortlisted for other literary awards too. Our international titles were also distinguished with important awards such as Prêmio José Saramago, European Union Prize for Literature, among others.

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Natália BORGES POLESSO Vencedor do Prêmio Jabuti Vencedor do Prêmio Açorianos Vencedor do Prêmio AGES (Associação Gaúcha de Escritores) Seria pouco (...)

Elas marchavam sob o sol

Cristina JUDAR Ana e Joan. A primeira é diurna e contemporânea, bombardeada pelo consumismo e por pressões estéticas e comportamentais. A segunda é (...)


Henrique SCHNEIDER Vencedor do Prêmio Paraná de Literatura Raul é um bancário dedicado, um cidadão de bem levando uma vida tranquila em junho de (...)

Contact : Gustavo FARAON

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logoOrfeu Negro

Rua Silva Carvalho, n.º 152 - 2.º
1250 - 257 Lisboa
Tél: (+351) 21 3244170

Orfeu Negro is a Lisbon-based independent publishing house. Its catalog focuses on contemporary art essays and picture books.
Founded in 2007, Orfeu Negro is now a main reference concerning books on performance, dance, cinema and arts in general, promoting the works of Jacques Rancière, RoseLee Goldberg, Laurence Louppe, François Truffaut and Gilles Deleuze, among others.
Its children’s books series, “Orfeu Mini”, offers excellence in illustrated content and detail design. Featuring award-winning artists such as Oliver Jeffers, Peter Brown, Catarina Sobral and Benjamin Chaud, “Orfeu Mini” brings the best of storytelling and illustrating to its readers around the world.

“Casimiro”, its most recent series of illustrated books for adults, is a collection of provocative works aiming at mature and extravagant people. It features authors such as Brazilian Hilda Hilst and Portuguese illustrator André da Loba, the perfect match for satire and obscenity.

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Obscénica. Textos eróticos & satíricos

Text: Hilda HILST Illustrations: André DA LOBA OBSCÉNICA is an anthology of erotic and satirical writings by Hilda Hilst, luxuriously illustrated (...)

A arte da performance. Do futurismo ao presente

RoseLee GOLDBERG Translation: Jefferson Luiz CAMARGO & Rui LOPES RoseLee Goldberg explores contemporary artists’ approaches to politics, (...)

O Meu Avô

Catarina SOBRAL My grandad used to have a clock shop. Now he has a lot of free time. Mr. Wright is not a watchmaker (though he always has one (...)

Contact : Carla OLIVEIRA

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R. Evaristo da Veiga, 16 - Sala 1506 - Centro
Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-040
Tél: +55 (21) 2253-9099

Founded in 2002, LIBRE (Brazilian League of Publishers) has more than 150 independent publishers, representing around 15 000 titles in total. LIBRE was born from the organization of an independent book fair, which takes place annually in Rio and São Paulo and in which all member publishers participate: Spring of Books. LIBRE also participates, in Brazil and at international fairs, in debates on editorial diversity, the market question, the concentration of publishers in large groups and the internationalization of the book sector.

Contact : Tomaz ADOUR

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logoPallas Editora

Rua Frederico de Albuquerque, 56
Rio de Janeiro / RJ 21050 840
Tél: (+55 21) 22 70 01 86

Pallas Editora was founded by Antonio Carlos Fernandes in 1975. It publishes works on religion and popular culture. In 1992, Cristina Fernandes Warth launched a project to connect Afro-Brazilian culture with topics previously not covered; she then started to publish books on anthropology, sociology, and ethnology. Pallas Editora has now forged a strong reputation for its work on African heritage, the candomblé, and popular Brazilian culture. Mariana Warth joined the publishing house in 2002; it is considered state-of-the-art in publishing fiction for children, youth, and adults in the universe of Afro-Brazilian and African cultures.

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Kofi e o menino de fogo

Autor: Nei LOPES Ilustradora: Hélène MOREAU Kofi é um menino africano que, certo dia, encontra-se frente a frente com um menino europeu... e ambos (...)

Na rota dos tubarões, o tráfico negreiro e outras viagens

Autor: Joel RUFINO DOS DANTOS Ilustrador: Rafael FONSECA O Brasil carrega a marca de ter sido a última nação do mundo a abolir a escravidão. Entre (...)

Histórias do movimento negro no Brasil

Depoimentos ao CPDOC Autores: Verena ALBERTI e Amilcar ARAUJO PEREIRA Este livro é resultado de uma pesquisa desenvolvida entre 2003 e 2007 (...)

Contact : Mariana WARTH

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Responsable : Cristina WARTH

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logoKu Si Mon Editora

Edifício SITEC - Rua José Carlos Schwarz
C.P. 268
Tél: (+245) 660 5565

Ku Si Mon Editora is a private institution created in Bissau in 1994, following the political liberalization and the beginning of multi-partisanism. Its principal interests are literature (novels, stories, and essays), oral tradition (collections of stories, proverbs, and riddles) and ethno-linguistics (dictionaries). With an artisanal character, it continues thanks to the volunteer work from its members. Overhead costs (facility, electricity, small publishing materials) are also assured by the members, and revenue is used to publish new titles. Sales are limited, taking into account the high rate of illiteracy in Guinea-Bissau, and the publishing house relies on occasional funding to print certain texts.

Read here the interview with Abdulai Sila, published in partnership with ActuaLitté (May 17, 2018).

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Gasela ku Liopardu – La Gazelle et le Léopard

Recolha e Transcrição: Teresa MONTENEGRO e Carlos DE MORAIS Tradução: Fafali KOUDAWO Ilustrações: Luís LACERDA A Gazela tem uma cabra em idade de (...)

As Orações de Mansata

Abdulai SILA Os usos e abusos do Supremo Chefe Mwanké e dos seus conselheiros para Assuntos de Intriga, Violência e Desordem, numa adaptação (...)

Kriol Ten

Teresa MONTENEGRO O vivo sabor do crioulo guineense falado através de termos, expressões, provérbios, com traduções em português. Fugindo à ordem (...)

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logoChá de Caxinde

Av. 1 Congresso do MPLA 20/24 - Caixa Postal 5731
Tél: +(244) 222 390 936

Chá de Caxinde publishing house and bookshop was founded in 1999 by a small group of people who were members of the cultural organization Chá de Caxinde in Luanda, working in the cultural domain for nearly a decade. The social objective of this publishing house is publishing, production, and distribution of books and magazines, to distribute Angolan authors in Angola and internationally, but also to publish foreign authors in Angola, at prices that are affordable for the local readership. Their catalogue includes around 100 titles, of children’s and adult literature, as well as of works in the human and social sciences.

Contact : Jacques DOS SANTOS

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R. Pereira Leite, 373, Sumarezinho
Sao Paulo - SP 05442-000
Tél: (+55 11) 38 75 7285/50

Boitempo is the title of a short poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade, on the topic of his childhood. Naming our publishing house after this poem was a way of paying tribute to one of the greatest Brazilian poets. Founded in 1995, Boitempo has made its mark as a quality publisher, both in the choice of publications, and in the printing and presentation of the works. We seek to put together a consistent catalogue, with a clear-cut editorial line: human sciences, literature (acknowledged works and first-time writers), historical and contemporary essays. Our Web site www.boitempoeditorial.com.br presents an up-to-date version of our catalogue. We take great care in the publication of our works, and we strive to respect our readership.

Read here the interview with Ivana Jinkings, published in partnership with ActuaLitté (July 6, 2017).

Contact : Ivana JINKINGS

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logoContra Capa

Rua de Santana, 198 Loja – Centro
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 20 230-261
Tél: (+55) 21 2508-9517

Founded in 1992 in Copacabana, the Contra Capa bookstore initiated its publishing activities in 1996. First based on the areas of interest of the bookstore itself, these activities have diversified and now include fine arts, photography, cinema, psychoanalysis, anthropology, economy, sociology, history, literary criticism and poetry. The main objective is to produce books that combine interdependence between text and pictures, in the light of the continuous technological changes related to producing and disseminating knowledge and information.

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É possível: gestão da segurança pública e redução da violência

Fernando VELOSO, Sergio GUIMARÃES FERREIRA (orgs.) Este importante livro mostra que é possível alcançar redução expressiva da violência armada, da (...)


Lêdo IVO Pinturas de Gonçalo IVO Desenho de Gianguido BONFANTI O poema narra a visão da infância guardada pela memória. Obra de perda e despedida, (...)


Katia MACIEL (org.) 37 textos de teóricos e artistas que compõem, em suas inter-relações, amplo panorama sobre as novas situações de cinema, em que (...)

Contact : Araken GOMES RIBEIRO

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