Established in 2011, The Reader Berlin offers a range of creative writing workshops, seminars, and courses.
We've worked with hundreds of writers. From Poetry to Scriptwriting, Creative Non-Fiction to The Novel, we've got courses to suit every writer - no matter what stage of development your work is at.
Our tutors are award-winning authors and publishing professionals with a track record of helping writers meet their goals.
We run The Berlin Writing Prize …
… and have taken our workshops on the road to Prague, Stockholm, Brussels and Copenhagen.
We organise writers' festivals and writing retreats.
Our Berlin events bring together readers and writers …
... for author readings, live-writing competitions, music and the best damn cocktails Berlin has to offer.
We also provide author services, including mentoring, manuscript assessment, editing and proofreading …
... and work with businesses in Berlin and beyond, offering writing services and training in the fields of story-telling, blogging and creativity.
Advanced Fiction with Ben Fergusson
Led by award-winning novelist Ben Fergusson, this exclusive weekend seminar is designed for writers who are ready to take their fiction to the next level. Covering both long- and short-… Read more »
Kickstart Your Writing 25th/26th November
On the weekend of November 25th and 26th, Jane and Victoria will be running their acclaimed two-day introductory course, covering the basics of fiction writing. Suitable for new writers or offering… Read more »
Eat Your Words: A Workshop of Food & Writing
Eat Me. Drink Me. and Counter Service present: Eat Your Words: A Workshop of Food & Writing Don’t be fooled into thinking this is a “food writing” workshop. It’s a… Read more »