Fabula - Literature of the World festival is the biggest and most visited literary festival in Slovenia and the wider region. Founded in 2003, it has hosted many modern classics: the Nobel prize winning author Herta Müller, Irvine Welsh, Jonathan Franzen, Hanif Kureishi, Janice Galloway, Amitav Ghosh, David Grossman, Richard Flanagan, Taiye Selasi and many others.

Apart from the central literary guests, the accompanying programme enriches the festival every year, hosting the biggest thinkers of our time. The complete festival programme is designed for all generations and is accessible to every visitor. In the time of the festival, five books of the visiting authors are published in a special Fabula collection.

Festival team

dr. Manca G. Renko

artistic director of the festival


Špela Pavlič, Urban Vovk and Manca G. Renko

editors of the Fabula collection


Ada Cajnko

PR and interviews with authors
ada.cajnko@zalozba.org, +386 1 200 37 17

Corporate image and website

Pikto (Jernej Stritar, Nadja Ocepek)


Festival Team

Aleš Šteger, Alma Čaušević, Sabina Tavčar, Marko Hercog, Lisa Mislej


Beletrina Academic press,

director Mitja Čander



Cankarjev dom

The organiser holds the right to change the programme. If changes occur, they will appear on the festival's website and social media.