Events

Thursday Salon with Ryan Van Winkle

RYAN VAN WINKLE, poet extraordinaire and joyous performer, will be joining us from Edinburgh on Thursday 4th May at 7pm for an intimate gathering in the cellar bar and library of Berlin’s Circus Hostel. (more…)

April 22nd – Freeman’s #3 “Home”

SAVVY Contemporary, silent green and The Reader Berlin are delighted to welcome back John Freeman for the third “strikingly international” (Boston Globe) issue of his magazine Freeman’s. Focussing on the question what makes home, the new issue of the acclaimed anthology spotlights never-before-published stories, essays, and poetry by Edwidge Danticat, Herta Müller, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Gregory Pardlo, Kay Ryan, Aleksandar Hemon, and many more. (more…)

*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 all literary parties. Because there will always be books!

Hosted by Fiction Canteen, The Reader,  SAND Journal and Best Small Fictions, the party will be taking place at Wedding’s Alte Kantine from 7:30pm. (more…)

Sunday Salon #6: The Devil’s Library with Tom Pugh

Tom Pugh

This November 20th, Berlin’s own Tom Pugh will be joining us  at Galander, Kreuzberg, where the candlelight ushers you in and the whiskey urges you to linger. Tom will be reading from his debut novel ‘The Devil’s Library’ (Crux Press, 2016) which follows two sixteenth-century adventurers on their quest to obtain ancient, heretical texts. (more…)

POETRY FESTIVAL

A project by SAND Journal and The Reader Berlin in partnership with Africavenir and SAVVY Contemporary for the Stadtsprachen Literaturfestival

Invited poets … Marie-Pascale Hardy/Alan Mills/Sarnath Banerjee/Binyavanga Wainaina/Goksu Kunak/Jane Flett/Kenny Fries/John Peck/Klaas von Karlos/Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt aka MoreBlackThenGod
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FREEMAN’S #2 “Family”

Readings and Conversations with Joanna Kavenna, Michael Salu, Garnette Cadogan and John Freeman (more…)

Sunday Salon #5: Berlin Short Fiction Prize

On Sunday September 4th we held our fifth Sunday Salon when, along with our partners from Exberliner, we’ll be celebrating the winners of our 2016 Short Fiction Prize. (more…)

And the winner is …

The results of this year’s competition are now available on our Competition page! (more…)