Offering creative writing workshops, services for authors and literary events, The Reader is the number one hub for English speaking writers in Berlin.
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 …
... publish books ...
… and have taken our workshops on the road to Prague, Stockholm, Brussels and Copenhagen.
We organise writers' festivals and writing retreats.
Sunday Salon
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.

Latest News

Kate Brown – Monday Salon

MONDAY SALON – 25/09 Join us for a late-September Salon at The Circus with Kate Brown. Kate is a longstanding friend of The Reader and popular tutor (The Novel, Historical Fiction,… Read more »

*New* Late Autumn Courses!

Beginning this October, we’ve got great courses to keep your writing on track …

The 2017 Berlin Writing Prize

And the winner is …! Find out who the winner and runners up are on our Competition page.