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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
04. 07. 2018

Matching Stories and Film at Pula International Film Festival

Selected Slovene literary works will be promoted to members of the film industry from the broader region in the frame of Matching Stories and Film, a B2B meeting at this year's Pula Film Festival (14-22 July 2018, Pula, Croatia).

The meeting will be a part of the Festival's international program for professionals, Pula Matchmaking Forum, and will be organised in cooperation with the book fair "Sanjam knjige«. Regional leading publishers will suggest adaptation rights of contemporary regional literature (novels, essays, comics, children's literature, etc.) to producers, directors, distributors and TV houses.

Slovenian works presented by the Slovenian Book Agency will be:

Gašper Kralj: Rok trajanja ( Expiration Date, *cf. Publishing house, 2017)

Miha Mazzini: Zemljevidi tujih življenj (Maps of Foreign Lives, Goga publishing house, 2016)

Anja Mugerli: Spovin (Wine-Memory Game, Litera publishing house, 2017)

Mojca Širok: Pogodba (The Contract, Mladinska knjiga publishing house, 2018)

Brane Mozetič: Prva ljubezen (First Love, Škuc publishing house, 2014)

Nika Matanović: Razred (School Class, Pivec publishing house, 2018)

Matching Stories and Film follows the concept of Books at Berlinale, established in...


30. 06. 2018

Let’s meet at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018!

At this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair you can find the Slovenian National Stand on the same spot as last year: Hall 5.0, Stand C103 in the company of various international publishers. To meet staff of the Slovenian Book Agency and discuss grant possibilities contact:

At the stand, there will be several Slovenian publishers present with their individual meeting tables. These are:

Miš Publishing House, with a distinguished programme of quality children's and YA titles (Mr. Anže Miš: Goga Publishing House with its in-house literary agency, representing various literary fiction and non-fiction authors (Ms. Katja Urbanija: Pivec publishing house, a general publisher with a long backlist and a focus on children’s books (Ms. Zala Stanonik: Sodobnost International Publishing House, a general publisher with an emphasis on children’s books (Ms. Jana Bauer:

In addition, two publishing...