AMELI, the Association Maghrebine des Editeurs du Livre Independents, was launched late last month. The organization currently has 22 members
At the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, representatives from a number of indie publishers demonstrated the impact they are having on the industry as a whole.
The NEA made a good showing at Frankfurt on behalf of small publishers, 4,000 miles from Washington D.C. But shouldn’t they be making more of a ruckus at home?
The Independent Publishers’ Fair brings together 65 small, culturally significant publishing houses for a three-week-long event in Mexico City.
Planeta has bought a majority share in respected mid-sized independent Spanish publisher Tusquets, further expanding the influence of the Spanish juggernaut.
Happy Bibliodiversity Day! Argentine Guido Indij argues the book world is dominated by the North and, accordingly, bibliodiversity is under threat.
Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.
By Marleen Reimer When I think of American indie publishing, I think of Akashic Books, Graywolf Press, Grove, Melville House, Other Press, Seven Stories, the former Soft Skull Press. They might be different in scope and focus, but what they have in common is that they publish what big mainstream publishers don’t publish: books in translation, short story collections, poetry, …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the state of independent publishing in the Netherlands. One of the conclusions of the article is that, at least where Dutch publishing is concerned, bigger isn’t necessarily better. The changes at the conglomerates — perhaps most significantly, the general reduction of sales teams — have started leveling the playing field the big …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story is a profile of Jeffrey Lependorf, executive director of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses. In the article, Lependorf notes that one of the priorities going forward is to help small and independent presses to traverse the tricky digital landscape. The CLMP is assisting them with issues such as digital conversion and distribution. …