Renata Zamida

Director of Slovenian Book Agency.
Renata has worked at the Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) since 2016 as head of the project “Slovenia, Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2022”.
She was appointed by the government to be the director of the Book Agency as of 2018. Beforehand she has been working in book publishing for more than 10 years, mostly in the field of international cooperation, copyright and e-books. She was the artistic director of the Fabula International Literary Festival, as well as manager of the international programme at the Slovenian Book Fair in Ljubljana. She lectures and publishes articles in Slovenia and abroad. She holds two degrees from the University of Ljubljana, one in journalism and one in philosophy and linguistics. Currently she is a doctoral candidate in publishing studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.