Tunisia to partake in International Conference of Independent Publishers

Tunisia will take part in the International Conference of Independent Publishers, Pamplona-Iruñea, November 23-26, organised by the International Alliance of Independent Publishers and the Association of Independent Publishers of Navarre (EDITARGI).

It will be held as part of the the Navarra Book Fair, organised on November 25-28.

Over 30 independent publishers from 7 Arab and African countries, namely, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Syria in addition to Tunisia will be part of the event.

The meetings can be followed in streaming (via a virtual space and/or the Alliance’s YouTube channel).

Presence of international independent publishers at the Navarra Book Fair, organized by the Association EDITARGI

A collective stand dedicated to the invited international publishers will present the variety and diversity of independent production internationally. This collective stand will be a meeting place for readers but also a space for sales/ purchases/ trade of copyrights between invited and local professionals.

During 4 days, book professionals, academics, representatives of civil society organisations

from all over the world will meet in Pamplona to rethink and celebrate independent publishing and bibliodiversity, the Alliance said.

Arab publishers will offer books in 9 languages. In the HotList, available in Arabic and English, independent publishers from the Arab world invite readers to discover the 1001 facets of literary and intellectual creation in their countries. With books from 16 countries and 36 publishing houses, the Hotlist represents the richness and diversity of independent publishing in children’s literature.

On the agenda of the conference, a snapshot of independent publishing worldwide, plenary sessions in which key issues regarding the future of the sector will be discussed (dependencies and interdependencies, book ecology, inequalities and relationships of domination in the publishing world, freedom to publish, publishing in minority languages, impact of technology).


Source: TAP News Agency