Distribution and Sales Manager: Eugenio de Val
Business Address: 24 Manuel Rodríguez Norte Av.
Heroes Subway Station
Tel (56-2) 695 5725
Fax (56-2) 696 6357
Established in 1984 in Santiago, Chile, Mare Nostrum
Publishing specializes in books on current events,
research journalism and essays on political-economy,
social science and human rights. It has also published
short stories, novels, poetry, action thrillers,
humorous themes and exotic travel books.
Since its creation the company has published around a
hundred titles and distributed books to the Ministry of
Education, The State Libraries Office, The State Museums
and Archives Office (DIBAM), the Foreign Relations
Ministry and the Navy, among other institutions.
Additionally, Mare Nostrum Publishing has exported books
to Argentina, México and Spain.
Popular de Madrid Publishing and Mare Nostrum Publishing
have co-edited the book “Privatization in Latin America:
¿Financial and Economic re-conquest by Spain?” by the
author Maura Brescia de Val, which is currently being
distributed to countries in Latin America.
With the backing of the Professional Journalists
Organization of Chile, Mare Nostrum Publishing launched
its first Research Journalism Prize, along with the
publication of the winning works. Its recent collection
entitled “Pre-Columbian Chile” has also reached
outstanding popularity among readers.
Our company has exhibited its books and authors in
important International Book Fairs. Among them,
Santiago’s International Book Fair, as well ones held in
Ñuñoa, Parque Forestal and Plaza de Armas. Among
regional fairs, we have attended fairs in La Serena,
Valdivia, Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt.
In 2005, thanks to the backing of the National Council
for Books and the Promotion of Reading, Mare Nostrum
Publishing took part in the International Book Fairs of
Madrid, Frankfurt and Guadalajara. Additionally, our
company has taken part in the International Book Fair of
Panama (June, 2005), where Chile was the guest of honor.
Our Publishing House was the only Chilean company that
participates with a stand in the Guayaquil (Equator)
International Book Fair, carried out on July 2006.
Additionally and thanks to the support of Pro-Chile and
the Association of Independent Publishers, our books
where exhibited at the Chilean Stand of the Xith
International Book Fair of Lima (Perú).
Currently, Mare Nostrum Publishing is preparing the
edition of books in foreign languages, including English
and German. Our aim is to augment and distribute its
books to readers in different cultures and places.