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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

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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 »

The New Sci-Fi: Speculative Fiction with Sophie Mackintosh *COURSE FULL*

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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 »

Thank you all for submitting to #2019BerlinWritingPrize

Berlin Writing Prize 2109

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The 2019 Berlin Writing Prize is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! We will be announcing the longlist via newsletter, social media and on our website in mid-August.

Where I’m Coming From: Nikesh Shukla in conversation with Musa Okwonga & Saskia Vogel

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The Reader Berlin and Give Something Back to Berlin are proud to present an evening with Nikesh Shukla on August 1st, at Sharehaus Refugio! Nikesh will be in conversation with… Read more »