Cocktails, readings and a little piano music

Every month, or thereabouts, we take over Galander Bar in Kreuzberg for a Sunday Salon. Hosted by Victoria, the salon brings together author readings, live music, a lively audience of readers and writers and the best damn cocktails in town. Scroll down to see what’s coming up and for details of past salons! If you’d … Read more

We have a winner!

We’re very happy to announce the winner and nine finalists of our 2014 Short Story Competition. For all the details and a word from our judges, just click here or go to our COMPETITIONS page.  

The Reader in København!

It’s on! WEEKEND CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP IN COPENHAGEN. On January 10th and 11th, The Reader Berlin will be visiting our friends at ark books in the Danish Capital. Join us to kickstart your writing in 2015. More details here:


Coming soon… Do you have a suggestion for an event? If so, email us and we’ll see what we can do!

Short Story Competition 2014

We’re thrilled to be announcing our second ever writing competition! With exciting prizes, fabulous judges and sponsors, we’re hoping our competition will inspire you to create something really special. Read all about it here. And then get writing!

Fort Gorgast Festival – 25 to 27th July!

Now our Summer Intensive Courses are nothing but happy memories, it’s all about For Gorgast. For those of you who haven’t heard, The Reader Berlin has managed to get it’s ink-stained paws on a ruined Fort surrounded by a moat full of spikes which looms a little over an hour from Berlin. Join us for … Read more


Who takes your classes? We’ve been offering creative writing courses since 2011. Over the years we’ve worked with hundreds of writers, helping them to meet their goals. Our participants come from all over the world. They range from complete beginners to published authors who are looking for support, structure and community. Everyone is welcome and … Read more

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