Babelica, 20-22 September 2023, online

Babelica, the international online book fair of independent publishing, will take place from 20 to 22 September! Babelica is a unique and original project to promote bibliodiversity, conceived and hosted by the International Alliance of Independent Publishers. Babelica will offer an international Book Fair (literature, human sciences, children’s and more, from around the world and in a variety of languages); a space for discussion (with round tables and debates) and readings; and a (...)

Tehran Book Fair, Uncensored, Europe and North America, 4 May - 6 June 2023

The 7th Tehran Book Fair, Uncensored, will be held from May 4 to June 6 in 17 European and American cities. The aim of the exhibition is to provide an opportunity for authors and publishers who would be censored or banned in Iran to speak out freely and present their work. All the information can be found here.


logoSolidarity co-publishing: history and mechanisms (2023)

“Co-publishing is a reminder of the extent to which solidarity is the main factor in the successful realisation of any project. It is a symbol of the strength that can be found when several publishers unite together. The book becomes much cheaper, accessible to the maximum number of readers and reaches several countries at the same time.” Lilian Thuram For more than twenty years, independent publishing houses that are members of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers have (...)

logoGuide to good practice

Why have a Guide? This Guide is based on ideas, discussions, round tables and workshops prior to and during the International Conference of Independent Publishers in Pamplona-Iruñea (23-26 November 2021). The objectives of this guide are to: • suggest lines of approach and actions for publishers who are members of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers, and to book professionals more broadly; • help implement and put into practice the principles and values defended by the (...)

logoPamplona-Iruñea Declaration ’for independent, decolonial, ecological, feminist, free, social and solidarity-based publishing’

Gathered in the city of Pamplona-Iruñea from 23 to 26 November 2021 at the fourth International Conference of Independent Publishers, organised in partnership with EDITARGI (Association of Independent Publishers of Navarre), we, the publishers of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers (IAIP), reaffirm our commitment to: the cultural, social and political character of books and reading; the democratisation of books in our societies; reading as an emancipatory practice that (...)