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Cancellations & Postponements

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In light of the coronavirus, we’ve had to postpone a lot of our courses and events. Some will be happening online, others will be starting just as soon as the… Read more »

Get feedback on your work!

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If you’re missing your usual writing groups and workshops, now could be the time to get some professional feedback on your work. The Reader offers manuscript assessment services for novels,… Read more »

Structure & Dynamic with Victoria Gosling *Postponed*

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Do you have lots of ideas for stories but struggle to find a shape for them? Do you get lost or bogged down when you’re writing and end up with… Read more »

Berlin Book Launch: The Landlady by Brendan Nash*POSTPONED*

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The Reader Berlin and The Circus are proud to present the Berlin launch of Brendan Nash’s debut novel, The Landlady. Join us in The Circus’s cozy cellar bar for readings,… Read more »

Spring Workshops

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We’re springing into March and April with a stunning variety of writing workshops, including daytime, evening and weekend courses. Take a look for yourself and if anything entices you, email… Read more »

May 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 »