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November 24th & 25th: Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger

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Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger Whether you are writing essays, blogs, a journal of your travels or the story that will become a novel,… Read more »

November 5th: Short Story Salon w/ May-Lan Tan, Chris Power, & Linda Mannheim

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Join us for the next Short Story Salon in our series! We’ll be graced with readings from short story collections by May-Lan Tan (Things to Make and Break, Sceptre), Chris… Read more »

September 22nd & 23rd: Screenwriting Seminar with Nicholas Pierpan

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Come along to a very special weekend seminar on September 22nd-23rd with acclaimed Screenwriter Nicholas Pierpan. The course will explore screenwriting techniques for TV and film, include in-class discussion surrounding… Read more »

Summer nature writing workshop with Jessica J. Lee

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Join us on August 18th when we’ll be exploring Berlin’s beautiful forests and lakes with Berlin-based author Jessica J. Lee. Nature writing has seen an explosion in recent years, and… Read more »

August workshop & salon with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

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We’re delighted to be hosting award-winning novelist Rowan Hisayo Buchanan for two very special events this August. On Saturday August 25th, Rowan will be leading Finding Your Story’s Voice, a… Read more »

Welcome to the team – Traci Kim!

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We’re delighted to have Literally Speaking founder and all round force of nature Traci Kim coming aboard The Reader team as our new Program Manager. Traci will be organising our… Read more »

Buy our book at The Circus!

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On February 17th 2018 we launched Home Is Elsewhere, the anthology of winning stories from the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize. Packed with fresh and original writing, the anthology is available… Read more »

Kickstart Your Writing 1 & 2 – April 21/22 and 28/29

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Join Victoria Gosling and Jane Flett for not one but two inspiring writing weekends this April. Kickstart Your Writing #1 has been helping writers on their journeys since 2015. Now,… Read more »

Clare Wigfall – back with a new course beginning March 13th!

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Fresh from an 8-month residency at the legendary Schloss Solitude, Faber author and BBC National Short Story Award Winner Clare Wigfall is back with a new daytime course. Over seven… Read more »

*FULLY BOOKED* May 23rd – Reading: A Lesser Day by Andrea Scrima *Free Event*

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Join American author Andrea Scrima for a reading from her critically acclaimed novel A LESSER DAY, which describes an artist’s life between continents and cultures in what now seems like… Read more »