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Public book policies

Order the issue here! Publication in French Selling price (print version): 20 Euros; 30 Canadian Dollars; 20 Swiss Francs; 12 000 CFA Francs. Dimension: 14,5 X 21 cm; 190 pages ISSN number: 2650-0205 Selling price (digital version - PDF): 10 Euros; 15 Canadian Dollars; 10 Swiss Francs; 6 000 CFA Francs. ISSN number: 1775-3759 Publication: June 2019 The Bibliodiversity Journal is copublished by Double ponctuation and the International Alliance of independent publishers. (...)

Video of workshops - International Conference of Independent Publishers (2019-2021)

The first Conference workshops were held in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) in May 2019 during the International Book Fair of Abidjan, and brought together 40 French-speaking publishers, as well as representatives of the Portuguese and Arabic-speaking networks. Here the video! Youth literature and typography were the main focus of these workshops. A mapping of publishing public policies in sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar (the Alliance’s flagship project since the last Conference of 2012-2014) was (...)

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logoBibliodiversidad. Un manifiesto para la edición independiente

En un mundo globalizado, las megacorporaciones editoriales solo se preocupan por los números, por lo semejante, por seguir fórmulas ya probadas en sus últimos éxitos de ventas. Se espera que cada libro pague su propia producción junto con las externalidades del proceso de publicación, tales como la infraestructura y el sueldo de los ceo. Bajo esa óptica, los libros que se demoran más en “despegar”, pero que poseen una larga vida y son capaces de cambiar las normas sociales, tienen menos (...)

logoWomenList: A thematic and international selection - Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

More than 30 novels, short stories, essays and comics on feminism, women’s struggles, their emancipation across the world – these titles are from independent publishers’ lists from all continents. There is a resurgence of the Women’s Movement following #MeToo and other events and a greater awareness of structural violence against women. Now is the time to know about books being published all around the world by independent publishers, in different languages and across a wide range of issues (...)
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