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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 »

New Episode! Corona Files: Episode Two

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In Episode Two of our Corona Files Podcast, you’ll find us in conversation with Reader Berlin tutor Jane Flett. Jane shares extracts from her lockdown work, alongside a section of delights… 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 »

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 *COURSE FULL*

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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 »