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New Year, New Courses: Winter 2020 Writing Workshops

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  We’re excited to announce all the Winter 2020 dates, featuring a weekend novel-writing workshop with award-winning author Ben Fergusson, and a host of 7-week daytime courses and evening workshops to make sure… Read more »

2019 Berlin Writing Prize-Giving & Anthology Launch Party

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On behalf of The Reader, the British Council Germany and The Circus Hotel, we cordially invite you to join us on 31st January 2020 for the 2019 Berlin Writing Prize-Giving & Anthology Launch Party!… Read more »

2020 Summer Writing Retreats

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Join award-winning authors Victoria Gosling and Jane Flett for one Reader Berlin’s 2020 Summer Writing Retreats for one – or even both – of the week-long installments at the gorgeous… Read more »

Kickstart Your Writing with Victoria Gosling & Jane Flett

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On the weekend of November 23rd & 24th, Jane and Victoria will co-host The Reader’s acclaimed two-day introductory workshop known as Kickstart Your Writing #1, covering the basics of fiction… Read more »

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Workshop and Double-Launch Feature with Jessica J. Lee

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Acclaimed author Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is coming all the way from the UK in November for the Reader Berlin’s final launch event of the year and to teach a one-day… Read more »

And the winners of 2019 Berlin Writing Prize are…

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We’re incredibly excited to finally be able to announce the winners of our 2019 Berlin Writing Prize! Congratulations go to S.K. Perry, winner of the first prize with her entry A Wide Neon… Read more »

Scholarship for BAME Writer

Jessica Miller

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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 *COURSE FULL*

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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

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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 »

Longlist #2019BerlinWritingPrize

Berlin Writing Prize 2109

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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 »