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Slovenia at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

The countdown to the Frankfurt Book Fair has begun! The Slovenian National Stand and with it five Slovenian publishers with their individual meeting tables will be waiting for you in Hall 5.0, C103 (see our previous newsletter). This year Slovenian authors, translators and literary experts will take part in eleven events at the book fair as well as in the city.

We would especially like to invite you to join the Slovenian Book Agency Reception for International Partners at the Slovenian National on Wednesday, October 10, at 1 p.m. On offer: Slovenian sparkling wine and potica (traditional Slovenian pastry).

To enjoy brand new translations of Slovenian literature, meet our authors and translators and have a taste of the Slovenian cuisine, visit the following book fair events organized in kind cooperation with various partners:

Tuesday, October 9

8 p.m. at the Hessisches Literaturforum im Mousonturm (Waldschmidtstraße 4, Frankfurt)

The Loudest Voices from Slovenia - Anja Golob and Goran Vojnović

Moderator: Doris Akrap (TAZ)

Wednesday, October 10

1 p.m. at the Slovenian National Stand / Hall 5.0., C103

Slovenian Book Agency Reception

Thursday, October 11

3.30 p.m. at the Leseinsel der Unabhängigen Verläge / Hall 4.1, D36

Goran Vojnović: A Reading and Talk with the Author

Moderator: Doris Akrap (TAZ)

7.30 p.m. at Tumult (Moselstraße 4, 60329 Frankfurt)

Versopolis Poetry Reading with Stanka Hrastelj (SI), Daniela Seel (DE) and Anna Axfors (SE)

8 p.m. at Open Books, Evangelische Akademie Frankfurt (Römerberg 9, Großer Saal)

Goran Vojnović: A Reading and Talk with the Author

Moderator: Jörg Plath (Deutschlandfunk Kultur)

Friday, October 12

10 a.m. at das blaue sofa / Hall 3.1, L25

Slavoj Žižek: Lenin heute

A talk with the author

Moderator: René Aguigah

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Slovenian National Stand / Hall 5.0., C103

A B2B meeting for Slovenian and Turkish publishers and literary agents

12 p.m. at the Leseinsel der unabhängigen Verlage / Hall 4.1, D36

Anja Golob; A Reading and Talk with the Author

Moderator: Reto Ziegler

1 p.m. at the Salon Weltempfang / Hall 4.1, B81

Whose Choice Is It Anyway? Translators and Editors in Conversation

With: Ilide Carmignani (IT), Dr. Amalija Maček (SI) and Thorsten Ahrend (DE)

Moderator: Didier Dutour (FR)

1.30 p.m. at literadio (IG Authors' Stand) / Hall 4.1, B33

Anja Golob: A Talk with the Author

Moderator: Daniela Fürst

Saturday, October 13

3 p.m. at the Gourmet Salon / Hall 3.1, L 137

Slovenia, a Winemaking Country

A talk and wine tasting with wine expert Robert Gorjak

Programme Partner: Frankfurter Buchmesse, Hessisches Literaturforum, ENLIT - European Network For Literary Translation, Yatedam – Turkish Literature Abroad, Versopolis review

In cooperation with publishing houses: Belvin (Robert Gorjak, Slovenia, a Winemaking Country, 2017), Edition Korrespondenzen (Anja Golob: Anleitungen zum Atmen, 2018), Folio Verlag (Goran Vojnović: Unter dem Feigenbaum, 2018), wbg Academic (Slavoj Žižek: Lenin heute, 2018)