Amakella Newsletter, Fall 2014: Featured books, season plans, upcoming titles, new trailers and more

Amakella Newsletter - 2014 Edition

Recent news

> Amakella Publishing became a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), the largest publishing trade association in the United States. This membership and the resources of this organization available for publishers, such as their comprehensive marketing programs, will be of great help in consolidating our publishing goals for 2015.

> Amakella Publishing will be testing a distribution modality using the channels of the Ingram Book Group, making a number of our titles accessible to more than 39,000 booksellers, online retailers and libraries worldwide, including small bookshops and large bookstore chains such as Barnes & Noble.

Plans for the season

Amakella Publishing will be acquiring new titles in fall 2014/winter 2015. At this time, we are interested in manuscripts in areas such as social sciences, international development and environmental conservation. Titles will be acquired by invitation only.

Featured book

Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development, by Rodolfo Tello. Coming in print and digital editions, spring 2015. 120 pages. ISBN 978-16-3387-010-9. This book illustrates the principles and application of mechanisms to protect vulnerable people from the negative impacts created by projects funded by multilateral banks.

Review copies

We provide a limited number of free copies to people interested in reviewing the books we publish. We are particularly interested in requests from people working in news media, book review sites, magazines, bloggers, newsletter managers, professors, librarians and book club coordinators, among others. Please contact us for more information.


The e-book version of "Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior," addressing the relationship between indigenous peoples, biodiversity and sustainable development  in tropical forests, can be downloaded with a 20% discount using code KZ74Z. This coupon will be valid only until November 30, 2014.


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Reader's Favorite Award

"Judo: Seven Steps to Black Belt" won Reader's Favorite silver medal in the 2016 Non-Fiction - Sports category.

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