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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
09. 09. 2019

See you in Frankfurt!

With just a bit more than a month away our preparations for the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019 are well under way. This year you can visit the Slovenian national stand on the exact same spot as last year – hall 5.0, C103 – but we grew a bit bigger: in company of six Slovenian publishers with their individual meeting tables we will be joining us this year in our common aspirations for an intense promotion of Slovenian literature abroad.

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:


Wednesday, October 16

13:00 Slovenian National Stand / Hall 5.0., C103: Slovenian Book Agency Reception

In cooperation with the Slovenian Tourist Board and the Sourdoughmania.

15:30-16:00 Lesezelt / Agora: Logbuch der Gegenwart with Aleš Šteger

In cooperation with Haymon Verlag.


Thursday, October 17

10:00-11:00 Gourmet Gallery Show Kitchen / Hall 3.1 L99: Sourdoughmania presentation with Anita Šumer

Organised by Soudoughmania.

Evening in the city:

19:00 Kunstverein Familie Montez / Honsellbrücke am Hafenpark, Honsellstraße 7: Jurij Hudolin will be reading from his novel Der Stiefsohn on the occasion of the 10. anniversary of Septime Verlag

In cooperation with Septime Verlag.

20:00 Romanfabrik / Hanauer Landstraße 186: a poetry reading of the Versopoli...


09. 09. 2019

Autumn highlights: new translations, a brand-new book about Slovenian architecture and an exhibition about Slovenian comics

Second half of 2019 brings some exciting Slovenian fiction in German, Italian and Spanish language as well as some new translations of children’s literature. The authors will be busy presenting the books all around Europe!

German translation of Drago Jančar's novel Wenn die Liebe ruht, translated by Daniela Kocmut, was published in July by Zsolnay Verlag. The author will be on tour this autumn, visiting Graz (16 October, Kulturzentrum Minoriten), Frankfurt (dodaj link na drugo novico), Marburg (21 October) and later Brussels on the occasion of the publication of the Dutch translation of the same novel, En ook de liefde (Querido, translated by Roel Schuyt).

The second part of Logbuch der Gegenwart: Aufbrechen by Aleš Šteger was recently published by Haymon Verlag (translated into German by Matthias Göritz). Besides Frankfurt book fair the author will have a readings also in Düsseldorf (7. 9.), Graz (10. 9.), Salzburg (19. 9.), Bremen (21. 10.) and in Berlin (25. 10.). His poetry collection Über dem Himmel unter der Erde translated by Matthias Göritz was published by Hanser this spring. A poem from the collection was filmed in a short film titled Smile of our Poets, filmed in collaboration with the...