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.
Today, we are delighted to announce the entries that have been longlisted for the 2019 Berlin Writing Prize. In alphabetical order (by title) they are: All American Ghost Busters,… Read more »
Join The Novel with Kate Brown Starting August 26th
Are you writing a novel and finding it’s turning into a lonely marathon? Do you have an idea, but don’t know where to start? If so, this workshop is just… Read more »
The New Sci-Fi: Speculative Fiction with Sophie Mackintosh
Science fiction isn’t all explosions and spaceships, and even if you don’t write in the genre there are still exciting craft and imaginative lessons to be learned – especially in… Read more »