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Call for Proposals for the translation and publication of books by Slovenian authors in the German language for the year 2022 (referred to as JR6–INJ–2022)

The Slovenian Book Agency will publish on 11. March 2022 theCall for Proposals for the translation and publication of books by Slovenian authors in the German language for the year 2022 (referred to as JR6–INJ–2022)

The main objectives of the Call

The objective of the Call is the selection of applicants for the co-financing of cultural projects in two areas:

  1. support for first publications of original Slovenian works in German language;
  2. support for reprints of original Slovenian works in German language.

The Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) will support the proposed projects of publications in accordance with the following long-term priorities and objectives:

  • support for the first publications of original Slovenian works in the German language;
  • support for reprints of original Slovenian works in German language;
  • support for translators from Slovenian into German;
  • support the promotion and enforcement of Slovenian authors and their works abroad, also in the view of the project “Slovenia, Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2023”;
  • encourage the translation and promotion of Slovenian literature in the long term.

Call areas and eligibility criteria

The call refers to two areas:

  1. the field of the first publications of original Slovenian works in German language (short: first publications); An individual applicant can apply with a maximum of one (1) book publication per call.
  2. reprints of original Slovenian works in German language (short: reprints); An individual applicant can apply with a maximum of two (2) book publications per call.

Deadline for submissions

The public call for applications begins on 11 March 2022 and ends on 25 April 2022.

The documentation of the the public call for proposals JR6-INJ-2022 will be available on the Book Agency’s website at www.jakrs.si and www.jakrs.si/en.

 

Contact person for all additional information

All information can be acquired at www.jakrs.si/en, and also via telephone or e-mail every working day between 10. in 12. with the following contact person:

- Mateja Humar Jelnikar, e-mail: mateja.humar-jelnikar(at)jakrs.si, tel.: 00386 1 230 28 31.