We have a winner!

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We’re very happy to announce the winner and nine finalists of our 2014 Short Story Competition. For all the details and a word from our judges, just click here or go to our COMPETITIONS page.

 

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Short Story Competition!

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One month left – SHORT STORY COMPETITION – deadline 31st December! 3500 word limit. Prizes include 250 euros, publication, workshops, festival tickets, goody-bags and more! All the details here.

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One-Day Workshop!

animalsOn Saturday the 29th November, join Victoria Gosling for one-day workshop GET INSPIRED III – THE ANIMAL IN YOU. Taking place at Berlin’s Natural History Museum and Another Country Bookshop, the day will offer writing exercises galore, dinner, drinks and the chance for you to share you work. We’re also delighted to announce that author Anna Stothard will be joining us to discuss how one particular exhibit inspired her work. More here.

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January 2015 Courses – Sign Up Now!

Is your new year’s resolution to write more? Then we’re here to help. Offering insight and encouragement along with deadlines and helpful feedback, all our tutors have a proven track record at getting the best out of aspiring authors.

Evening Courses: * EXPATRIATE WRITERS IN WEIMAR BERLIN * SHORT FORM FICTION AND NON-FICTION *  SCRIPTWRITING LAB * POETRY WORKSHOP * INTRODUCTION TO FICTION * THE ART OF PICTURE BOOOK WRITING*

Further details here

For the first time, we are also offering a German language creative writing workshop – KREATIVES SCHREIBEN I - led by the wonderful Mariana Leky.

Sign up now for any of our courses by emailing us at hello@thereaderberlin.com

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Prague ‘Kickstart Your Writing’ Workshop: 18-19 October

This October, The Reader Berlin will be hosting a very special two-day creative writing workshop in Prague.

With a focus on establishing your writing routine; exercises to kickstart the imagination; tuition on plot, characterisation, structure and point of view; and more, the workshop is ideal from anyone interested in writing in the English language. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a published author, our tutors will offer gentle encouragement and expert guidance in realising your literary potential.

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Short Story Competition 2014

We’re thrilled to be announcing our second ever writing competition! With exciting prizes, fabulous judges and sponsors, we’re hoping our competition will inspire you to create something really special.

Read all about it here. And then get writing!

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BOOK PARTY, BOOK PARTY, PARTY, PARTY…!

It’s here! Our first ever book, produced in partnership with Another Country Bookshop and with the expertise of The Curved House.And what a beauty it is!

An anthology of the winning entries from our 2012 Writing Competition – with further contributions by Sophia Raphaeline and Reader founder Victoria Gosling – in order to celebrate its very loveliness we will be hosting a party and book launch at Another Country on September 20th from 8pm.

Readings will begin at 9pm SHARP, from 10:30pm there will be live music and at the stroke of midnight we will be announcing the details of our 2014 competition, complete with sponsors, fabulous prizes and even more fabulous judges. TALES FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY will be on sale in the bookshop and, what’s more, courtesy of our friends at epubli, an ebook will be availabe for purchase on the very same day.

Do let us know if you’re coming by RSVPing – either on the facebook event page, or by sending us a quick email. Looking forward to it already!

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