Established in 2011, The Reader Berlin offers a range of creative writing workshops, seminars, and courses.
We've worked with hundreds of writers. From Poetry to Scriptwriting, Creative Non-Fiction to The Novel, we've got courses to suit every writer - no matter what stage of development your work is at.
Our tutors are award-winning authors and publishing professionals with a track record of helping writers meet their goals.
We run The Berlin Writing Prize …
… and have taken our workshops on the road to Prague, Stockholm, Brussels and Copenhagen.
We organise writers' festivals and writing retreats.
Our Berlin events bring together readers and writers …
... for author readings, live-writing competitions, music and the best damn cocktails Berlin has to offer.
We also provide author services, including mentoring, manuscript assessment, editing and proofreading …
... and work with businesses in Berlin and beyond, offering writing services and training in the fields of story-telling, blogging and creativity.
Scholarship for BAME Writer
Children need diverse books: books where they can see themselves represented and books where they can learn about others. Yet, from 2007 to 2017, less than 2% of British children’s… Read more »
Fresh Eyes: self-editing with Saskia Vogel
What makes good writing great? Editing – the willingness to revisit your work, view it afresh and make it better. This two-day self-editing workshop will help you gain new… Read more »
September and October Courses
Do you (still) want to work on your craft or explore a new skill? Then sign up for our workshops! In September, CJ Hopkins, will be leading two Scriptwriting Workshops,… Read more »