Poetry Workshop with Donna Stonecipher

The brilliant Donna Stonecipher returns to bring us another new course to begin in January 2016. The POETRY WORKSHOP with Donna Stonecipher will begin on January 18th and will run for seven weeks at St. Georges Bookshop in Prenzlauer Berg, further details available here.  

December 12th – 13th: BERLIN WRITING WEEKEND

Lately, when people ask you how your writing is coming along, do you laugh hollowly and put your head in your hands? Why not give yourself an early Christmas present and make sure you begin 2016 inspired and unblocked… On December 12 and 13th, join Jane Flett and Victoria Gosling for a whole weekend devoted to feverish scribbling. Covering the basics … Read more

The Craft Of Fiction: Introduction with Fatin Abbas

Do you want to write, but don’t know how or where to start? Are you daunted by the thought of writing alone? Our new creative writing tutor Fatin Abbas will be making her Reader debut at Topics in Neukölln, with a 7 week course starting 3rd November. More details here.


Join us for a a special half day workshop exploring expressive writing with psychologist and writer Dimitra Didangelou. Combining the joys of writing, nature and personal growth, the workshop will explore and employ the techniques of expressive writing with the aim of enabling you to write freely and without fear of criticism. The workshop will … Read more

Streets of Berlin Out Now!

Our new collection of short stories is available now. The book anthologises the award-winning stories from our recent competition. In it you will find tales of Berlin spanning  1930’s propaganda, the contemporary club scene, dystopian futures, animals on adventures and so much more besides.  Available as an e-book and in print, details are here.

2-day Intensive Workshop: August 15th -16th

In Berlin this August? Then join the marvellous Jane Flett for a weekend of intensive creative writing fun. From tips on how to establish a writing routine, to a lively discussion of plot and structure, this two-dayer is guaranteed to kickstart your writing. All the details here.

Fort Gorgast Festival 2015…BOOM!

We’re going back in! Bigger, better, longer and with more friends on board…and there’s so much to tell you we’ve decided the festival needs its own website. So, put the dates 23-26 July in your diaries, dig out your camping gear, dust off your dancing shoes and then scoot over to fortgorgastfestival.com for the low-down.

An Invitation from SAND Journal & The Reader

On Saturday April 25th at 8:30pm at 1820BAR, the humanoids behind Berlin’s English literary journal SAND, along with fabulous author and publishing services co-host, The Reader Berlin, invite you to join us as we present SAND Issue 11. Our newest issue, featuring the winning story from The Reader’s short story competition, questions identity.

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