MARCH 19th and 20th – BERLIN WRITING WEEKEND

darklandinspringtonigarrnralphmecke26tristangodefroymarkusebnerachtungmode23182Csummer20118Lately, when people ask you how your writing is coming along, do you laugh hollowly and put your head in your hands? This spring why not reinvigorate your muse and move into summer 2016 inspired and unblocked…

On March 19th and 20th, join Jane Flett and Victoria Gosling for a whole weekend devoted to feverish scribbling. Covering the basics of fiction writing and offering a shot in the arm for those who want to reinvigorate their writing practice, this one-off weekend-long intensive course will take place at KLAK Verlag Berlin.

Read more here. To sign up, please email hello@thereaderberlin.com

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Sunday Salon #2: ‘Venus’

emilpapThis Sunday 14th February, ditch date night and join us for the second ever Reader Berlin Sunday Salon! Since it is Valentine’s Day, we’re dedicating the whole evening to Venus, goddess of love and lust. We’ll be hearing from author Susanna Forest who will be spilling the beans on her time as an editor at the Erotic Review, and then later we’ll be joined by Saskia Vogel, author of the novel “I am a Pornographer”.  Numbers are strictly limited, so simply follow this eventbrite link to snap up your ticket. For further information and to check out the podcast from our last Sunday Salon please visit our Sunday Salon page here.

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Win €50 off a Reader Course

tattooinkSo all you have to do is complete this survey (10 questions, mainly multiple choice, maximum 5 minutes) and on January 1st 2016, we’ll draw the winner from out of a hat. Not only could you win €50 off a Reader course valid for the whole of 2016, but you’ll be helping us programme the events and courses on your wish list.

The winner will be notified on January 1st. Closing date: December 31st.

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December Discount!

coverstreetsFor the month of December, we are offering a whopping 50% discount on our ebook anthologies. Download them via epubli, kobo, amazon, iTunes, google books, etc., and sink into Berlin story land with some of the freshest and most original writers on offer. Read more here

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Poetry Workshop with Donna Stonecipher

The 1303057928_Stonecipher3brilliant Donna Stonecipher returns to bring us another new course to begin in January 2016. The POETRY WORKSHOP with Donna Stonecipher will begin on January 18th and will run for seven weeks at St. Georges Bookshop in Prenzlauer Berg, further details available here.

 

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Cocktails, readings and a little piano music

phoca_thumb_l_beschnitten19This November 29th we’re inviting you to the first ever Reader Berlin Sunday Salon. Our venue is Galander in Kreuzberg, one of the most elegant and cosy bars in Berlin. We’ll be improving your mind, you’ll be reclining in leather armchairs while sipping some of the finest cocktails in town….
“Tod Wodicka is not at Home”

This month’s theme is ‘Belonging’ and will be curated by author Tod Wodicka (All Shall Be Well, The Household Spirit, Jonathan Cape). As well as reading from his own work, Tod will be sharing excerpts from writers which touch on exile, estrangement, and the clarity that arises from being a stranger in a strange place in strange times …

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New Courses – January 2016

SusannaForrestAuthorPhoto Here at The Reader we are excited to welcome our newest tutor Susanna Forrest who will be teaching an evening workshop in CREATIVE NONFICTION from January. Details on the course are available here. We are also glad to welcome back CJ Hopkins, Jane Flett and Clare Wigfall who will be teaching courses in scriptwriting and creative writing respectively. We’ll be announcing further courses shortly, so please visit us again in a week or two. Evening course info here and daytime course info here.

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December 12th – 13th: BERLIN WRITING WEEKEND

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Lately, when people ask you how your writing is coming along, do you laugh hollowly and put your head in your hands? Why not give yourself an early Christmas present and make sure you begin 2016 inspired and unblocked…

On December 12 and 13th, join Jane Flett and Victoria Gosling for a whole weekend devoted to feverish scribbling. Covering the basics of fiction writing and offering a shot in the arm for those who want to reinvigorate their writing practice, this one-off weekend-long intensive course will take place at KLAK Verlag Berlin.

Read more here. To sign up, please email hello@thereaderberlin.com

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Want to be part of the Golden Age of Television?

tvWith the rise of Netflix, AmazonPrime and Apple TV, a scramble for viewers is underway and the odds have never been better for getting your idea onto the small screen. On November 14th, join Joy C. Mitchell for a one-day workshop exploring the basics of writing for television…

More details here.

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