"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
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Established in 2011, The Reader Berlin offers a range of creative writing workshops, seminars, and courses.
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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.
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tutors
Our tutors are award-winning authors and publishing professionals with a track record of helping writers meet their goals.
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We run The Berlin Writing Prize …
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... publish books ...
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ontheroad
… and have taken our workshops on the road to Prague, Stockholm, Brussels and Copenhagen.
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We organise writers' festivals and writing retreats.
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Sunday Salon
Our Berlin events bring together readers and writers …
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Readings
... for author readings, live-writing competitions, music and the best damn cocktails Berlin has to offer.
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editing
We also provide author services, including mentoring, manuscript assessment, editing and proofreading …
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business
... and work with businesses in Berlin and beyond, offering writing services and training in the fields of story-telling, blogging and creativity.

Latest News

New courses for 2019

There’s all sorts coming up in 2019. There’s a new round of our popular day and evening courses, so whether it’s Fiction, Screenwriting, Deep Reading, or Writing For Children that… Read more »

Kickstart Your Writing 1&2 – December 1/2 and 8/9

Join award-winning writers Jane Flett and Victoria Gosling for two courses guaranteed to get your reaching your writing goals. Bookable separately or together, both courses focus on the basics of… Read more »

November 24th & 25th: Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger

Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger Whether you are writing essays, blogs, a journal of your travels or the story that will become a novel,… 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