Category Archive: Events

NAWGfest 2018 Review

RW recently rejoined the National Association of Writing Groups (NAWG thence), a country-wide organisation of idiots, dreamers, narcissists and delusioneers¬†writerly types. As part of the annual subscription, we’re allowed to enter NAWG’s many… Continue reading

Much Ado…

Something from our Juliet, esteemed MS Night Secretary and all-round RW hero. In a cross-post with Progress Theatre, she outlines the sheer hard work that goes into a local production of Shakespeare…

The First Thing About The Last Day

There were some big changes to the committee of Reading Writers at the end of last year.


It feels like no more than fifteen seconds since we opened proceedings on another year at RW. And yet here we are, with our flash fiction throw-down/end of term party looming, and summer… Continue reading

Tales from Our Town: Tales Told in Public

Last week was momentous for Reading Writers. After nearly a year’s work, we were ready to reveal the fruits of our labour: a slim but solid volume of new writing.

October Is The Busiest Month

Let’s be plain here. We’re cramming a LOT into the next couple of weeks. To begin with, let’s talk about our Chair, Claire Dyer. An acclaimed poet and author, she’s had a busy… Continue reading

Tales From Our Town

It’s been a long and busy summer, but autumn is about to bear fruit.¬†

Reading Gaol: Oscar Wilde on Trial

It’s strange to think that one of Reading’s most famous landmarks is also one that was home to so much misery.

Notes On “Brooklyn”

We’re on summer break here at RW, but that doesn’t stop us writing… or reading! So a bunch of us gathered at Caversham’s Alto Lounge earlier this week for the group’s annual Book… Continue reading