Monday Salon with Rory Maclean


Rory Maclean, ‘one of Britain’s most expressive and adventurous travel writers’ and author of more than a dozen books, including recent bestseller Berlin: Imagine A City, is returning to Berlin… Read more »

Irenosen Okojie – Workshop & Salon


“Okojie delves into the painful, the unsayable, the unknowable. Her prose is precise and illuminating. — Bernadine Evaristo, The Guardian Irenosen Okojie is a writer and Arts Project Manager and… Read more »

Michael Duszat


Michael Duszat holds a Dr. phil. in American Literature from Humboldt University Berlin. He writes collage essays, found poetry, and criticism, both in English and German . He has written about the… Read more »

Creative Non-Fiction #1


Does your blog need a boost? Would you like to complete a memoir or pitch an essay? Creative nonfiction has become a dynamic, wide-ranging form that demands its own space… Read more »

Writing Retreat – June 2017


Between Athens and Thessaloniki lies the Pelion peninsula. Mountainous, dotted by villages and criss-crossed by old paths, the peninsula is bordered on both sides by sparkling seas, and stony and… Read more »

Poetry in Berlin – Berlin in Poetry


We are lucky to live in a fascinating city, and in this class we’ll use Berlin to generate new poems inspired by the city’s history, its public spaces and its… Read more »

Creative Non-Fiction Two – with Susanna Forrest


If you’ve already taken Creative Nonfiction I and have a long-form project or book you want to workshop, join us for regular feedback and coaching in a friendly atmosphere.

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Kickstart Your Imagination – Part One


When: Tuesday afternoons (2pm–4pm)

Start Date: January 17th

Where: Prenzlauer Berg

Course Length: 7 sessions

Maximum Participants: 11

Faber author, BBC National Short Story Award Winner, and long-time Reader favourite Clare Wigfall is shortly to take up a prestigious eight-month fellowship at Schloss Solitude near Stuttgart, but we are thrilled to announce that she is offering one last round of her hugely-popular 7-week Writing Workshop before she leaves. Grab a spot before it’s too late!

*December Extravaganza!*


Goodbye 2016 and thanks for …everything?! While this year has been a fairly mixed bag, all is not lost. Join us on Wednesday, December 7th for the literary party to end… Read more »



Are you ready for a weekend of focusing on moving your writing forwards with Jane Flett and Victoria Gosling? If you’re struggling with getting words down onto the page, stuck with a project, or… Read more »