"The Reader Berlin draws together writers, readers, story tellers and book lovers in Europe’s most dynamic capital. For me, it’s part of Berlin’s magnetic fabric."
Rory Maclean, author of Berlin: Imagine a City
  • Established in 2011, The Reader Berlin offers a range of creative writing workshops, seminars, and courses.

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October 2020 – Autumn Writing Retreats

Join award-winning authors Victoria Gosling and Jane Flett in beautiful Kefalonia this autumn. Our 2020 Autumn Writing Retreats will take place at the gorgeous Vericoco villa (poolside, with sea-view included!) on the stunning Ionian… Read more »

Special Coaching Package from Susanna Forrest this Autumn!

Susanna Forrest

This autumn Reader tutor Susanna Forrest will be offering ten writers an online coaching package of three one-hour feedback/editing sessions at your convenience between September 24 and December 23 2020! If… Read more »

In these strange times…

We hope you’re doing okay. Us? We’re bearing up. At the heart of The Reader is our commitment to Berlin’s literary community… so while we’d love to see you and… Read more »

"I was delighted to judge the Berlin Writing Prize and speak at The Reader's Paths to Publishing conference. Berlin's an immensely creative place with a great scene for emerging writers."
Jenny Hewson, Literary Agent at Rogers, Coleridge & White