Slavko Pregl

Slavko Pregl

Slavko Pregl in 2012
Born (1945-09-09)9 September 1945
Ljubljana, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation Writer, publisher, editor
Notable works Basni, Geniji v kratkih hlačah, Srebro iz modre špilje, Usodni telefon

Slavko Pregl, full name Vekoslav Pregl, (born 9 September 1945) is a Slovene writer, editor and publisher best known for his youth literature. He is the current director of the Slovenian Book Agency.[1]

Pregl was born in Ljubljana in 1945. He studied at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana and obtained his degree in 1972. From 1969 to 1991 he worked at the Mladinska Knjiga publishing house and then for a while headed his own publishing company EWO.[2] He served as president of the Slovene Writers' Association from 2007 to 2009 and was made the director of the newly created, government funded, Slovenian Book Agency in 2009[3] and headed the agency until his retirement in August 2012.[4]

Published works


  1. "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
  2. Helga Glušič, Sto Slovenskih Pripovednikov (Ljubljana: Prešernova družba, 1996) ISBN 961-6186-21-3
  3. Slovenian Book Agency site
  4. Delo 31 July 2012 Slavko Pregl odhaja iz Javne agencije za knjigo (Slavko Pregl Is Leaving the Slovenian Book Agency)

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