Slovenian Literary Newsletter

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A Farewell Newsletter to 2018


Recent Fellowship for Book Professionals in Slovenia

A talk with Andrej Rozman Roza

Children’s Books Publishers from around the World discovered the rich world of Slovenian Children’s Literature and Illustrations

In late November the Slovenian Book Agency organised a specialised study trip – for foreign publishers of children’s and YA literature. 15 participants from 10 countries, editors of such renown publishing houses as the British Walker, German Moritz Verlag and French Actes Sud Junior, who stayed in Slovenia for three days during the Slovenian Book Fair, got familiar with trends in the Slovenian children’s literature and illustration, as well as with the country itself, since most of them haven’t been to Slovenia before.

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11 Translators and 3 Days of Intensive Work – the Slovene-German Translation Seminar 2018

Between 21st and 24th November the Slovenian Association of Literary Translators along with the Slovenian Book Agency organised a specialised translation seminar for translators from Slovene into German language. Eleven participants gained insight into the current state of Slovenian contemporary literature and the possibility to work with Slovenian authors, critics, publishers, lecturers and other agents in the field of books.

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New Translations of Slovenian Literature – upcoming highlights

In 2018 the Slovenian Book Agency supported 62 translations from Slovenian into 23 foreign languages. The top 5 languages for translations were German, Croatian, English, Czech and Italian. The 2019 tenders for support of translation and publication will be available from March on - we'll keep you updated!

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Season’s Greetings from the Slovenian Book Agency’s Team

It’s a tough job, but we’re loving it!

Our Season's Greetings Card has been drawn by an acclaimed Slovenian Illustrator Zoran Smiljanić, who just received the Book of the Year award at the Slovenian Book Fair 2018 for the book Ivan Cankar - Images from Life (together with Blaž Vurnik, the author of the text).


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