Aux Forges de Vulcain is a French independent publishing house, founded in 2010. Their publications are mainly novels - French and foreign - but also essays.
Éditions Anne Carrière is a general literature publisher founded in 1993, focusing on French and foreign fiction and non-fiction. In 2009, the company developed a new form of collective of independent publishers, whose formula is "together to publish better". Today the collective is composed of La belle colère, Plein Jour and Alma éditions.
Strange and foreign literature... Othello cultivates texts from unclassifiable genres, publishing translations, reprints of forgotten treasures, and some texts by French authors.
Emmanuelle Collas founded her publishing house in 2008, with an annual publication of eight titles, mainly French and foreign literature. In 2020, the publishing house won the Prix Goncourt des lycéens with Les impatientes by Djaïli Amadou Amal. Its catalogue includes authors such as Grażyna Plebanek, Selahattin Demirtaş, Nâzım Hikmet, Anouar Benmalek, Dora Djann, Zadig Hamroune, Sabrina Kassa, Mutt-Lon, Sema Kılıçkaya and Prajwal Parajuly.
Alma éditeur was founded in 2011 by Jean-Maurice de Montremy and Catherine Argand. Initially open to literature and humanities, the catalogue has been refocused on French fiction since January 2022, when Laure Defiolles took over the editorial management of the house.The texts published by Alma seek to apprehend in an original way the contemporary world in which we live, in order to better grasp its complexities and paradoxes. A literature that holds us and carries us away through the writing and the voice of an author, while leaving room for the imagination and the construction of a universe, with the same high standards.
Le Cheval d'août is a Canadian publishing house, founded in 2014 by Geneviève Thibault, and located in Montreal. It promotes emerging literature, with important Canadian authors in its catalogue such as Sophie Bienvenu and Fanny Britt.
L'Arbre vengeur is a publishing house specialized in fiction, which was founded in 2003. It publishes contemporary French and foreign authors, as well as unpublished works. It is present in bookshops that have not given up on the plurality of existing worlds in publishing, the editors are concerned with keeping alive a catalogue that seems to favor insolence over false innocence (an illusion in literature), style over cliché culture (an invasion), humor over seriousness (the virtue of fools). A little gem!