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.
November 5th: Short Story Salon w/ May-Lan Tan, Chris Power, & Linda Mannheim
Join us for the next Short Story Salon in our series! We’ll be graced with readings from short story collections by May-Lan Tan (Things to Make and Break, Sceptre), Chris… Read more »
October 27th: Writing for Children and Young Adults with Jessica Miller *EXTRA COURSE*
Writing for Children and Young Adults Good children’s writing – like any good writing – requires a tightly-crafted plot, memorable characters, and sentences that jump off the page. But when… Read more »
November 24th & 25th: Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger
Here & Elsewhere: Place Writing with Paul Scraton and Marcel Krueger Whether you are writing essays, blogs, a journal of your travels or the story that will become a novel,… Read more »