• 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
11. 12. 2019

Season’s Greetings and Where to Meet Us in Early 2020

The year is coming to its end and we wish you happy holidays! Check out where you can meet us in early 2020.

The Slovenian Book Agency will be taking part in three international book fairs next Spring:

  • Brussels Book Fair (5-8 March), with guest author Agata Tomažič and her short story collection Ce qu’on ne peut confier à son coiffeur (French translation by Stéphane Baldeck, Belleville éditions, Paris),
  • Leipzig Book Fair (12-15 March 2020) – visit us at our stand in hall 4 and follow our newsletters for more information about our events with authors Drago Jančar, Ana Schnabl, Renata Salecl, Mirt Komel and Marta Bartolj,
  • Bologna Children’s Book Fair (30 March-2 April 2020) – visit us at our stand in hall 29, stand C34-D33 and follow our newsletters for more information about our B2B meetings and events, among others with author Peter Svetina and illustrator Damijan Stepančič, the authors of the IBBY message for this year’s International Children’s Book Day 2020, which is sponsored by the Slovenian IBBY section.


See you in 2020!



11. 12. 2019

Two Open Calls for Residency Programs: Reading Balkans and Traduki Fellowship in Sofia

The Literary Residence Programme ‘Reading Balkans 2020’ is open to welcome fiction writers, poets, essayists, playwrights, screenplay writers and comic book writers from Southeast Europe (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Albania, Romania, Montenegro, Bulgaria).

Deadline: 30 December 2019

More info here.

The Sofia Literature and Translation House is welcoming applications for its joint residency programme with Traduki for 2020. The program aims at intensifying the literary exchange within Southeastern Europe as well as between Southeastern Europe and the German-speaking countries.

The program welcomes proposals from: 

  • writers from all literary genres from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia;
  • literary translators from Bulgarian language into German as well as from Bulgarian into the languages of Albania, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania,...