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  • Co-financing books and magazines
  • The public lending right and grants
  • Increasing the accessibility of books
  • Book and magazine portals
  • Promoting electronic publishing
  • Single Price for Books Act

International Cooperation

  • Participating in international book fairs
  • Promotional materials
  • Publishing works by Slovenian authors with foreign publishing houses
  • Artist-in-residence grants abroad
  • International Slovenian literature translation seminar

Reading Promotion in Slovenia

  • Co-financing literary events and the development of reading culture
  • Co-financing bookshop cultural programmes
  • Reading and book promotion campaigns
  • Professional training in the field of books
26. 09. 2018

This Autumn meet us at the Belgrade Book Fair and Vienna Book Fair!

Not only Frankfurt, Belgrade and Vienna book fairs are also on our schedule this Autumn.

Belgrade Book Fair

Between 21 and 28 October you can find the Slovenian national stand in hall 2A, stand 2224/2 and visit events with Slovenian authors at the fair and in the city:

  • a poetry reading of three Slovenian authors Stanka Hrastelj, Petra Kolmančič and Bina Štampe Žmavc will take place in PEN center on Tuesday, 23 October at 20.00,
  • a B2B meeting of Serbian and Slovenian publishers will take place on Wednesday, 24 October 11.00-13.00 in hall 4 at the book fair,
  • a reading of Slovenian authors Bina Štampe Žmavc, Petra Kolmančič and August Demšar on Wednesday, 24 October in the evening is a joint event of Pivec publishing house and Krokodil festival from Belgrade and will take place in the brand new Krokodil's Center for Contemporary Literature,
  • a reading and a talk with Mojca Kumerdej on the occasion of the publication of the Serbian translation of the Harvest of Chronos (Geopoetika, 2018) will take place on Saturday, 27 October at 17.00 in Vasko Popa hall at the fair....

26. 09. 2018

Slovenian Authors Published Abroad – 2018 Autumn Highlights

Goran Vojnović’s Fig tree, translated by Klaus Detlef Olof, was published by Folio Verlag under the title Unter dem Feigenbaum. Goran Vojnović will be presenting the new translation at the Frankfurt Book Fair (see our Frankfurt Book Fair programme) and Buch Wien (more info in our next newsletter).

Book 1 of the graphic novel The Mexicans by the author Marijan Pušavec and the illustrator Zoran Smiljanić (translation: Erwin Koestler) has been published by Austrian Bahoe Books under the title Die Mexikaner and will be presented at Buch Wien this November. The following four books from the collection are due in the next two years.

A contemporary Comic-Adaption of a classic novel by Ivan Cankar, adapted by Igor Šinkovec and Žiga X Gombač was published in German translation by Artikel-VII-Kulturverein für Steiermark. The translators, Erwin Köstler and Karin Almasy, will be presenting the book at Buch Wien.

Manica Musil’s children’s book Theo der Elefant was just published by Swiss...