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.
Monday salon with Sophie Mackintosh
We’re thrilled to announce we’ll be hosting a very special Monday Salon with Sophie Mackintosh, Reader competition winner and recent MAN BOOKER NOMINEE! Come and see Sophie reading from her phenomenal… Read more »
Welcome to the team – Traci Kim!
We’re delighted to have Literally Speaking founder and all round force of nature Traci Kim coming aboard The Reader team as our new Program Manager. Traci will be organising our… Read more »
Screenwriting Seminar with Nicholas Pierpan
Come along to a very special weekend seminar on September 22nd-23rd with acclaimed Screenwriter Nicholas Pierpan. The course will explore screenwriting techniques for TV and film, include in-class discussion surrounding… Read more »