The Munich Readery
Creative writing workshops led by Lisa Yarger

Answers to frequently asked questions:

Which workshop is happening next?
Unlock Your Writing
December date to be announced soon.
See tab on the left for more information about this workshop.

What if I have absolutely no creative writing experience?
No problem. Most of our workshops are for anyone who’d like to write creatively.

What if English isn’t my first language?
Also no problem. Our workshops are in English, but you can write in any language.

Do I need to prepare anything for the workshop?
Unless otherwise specified in the workshop description, you just need to show up with paper and your favourite pen.

Can teens participate?

Do I have to read my writing out loud?
Only if you want to!

Can I join from outside Germany?
Yes, you can join from anywhere. Our writing workshops are all on Zoom at the moment.

Can I take part in the same workshop more than once?
Yes. In the “Unlock Your Writing” workshop, for example, you’ll be given different writing prompts each time, so each workshop is different.

What forms of payment do you accept? How do I pay for a workshop?
You can pay by bank transfer (from within the EU) or Paypal. After you've emailed us at to register for a particular workshop, we’ll send you instructions on how to pay.

How do I register for an upcoming workshop?
Email us at to register for a particular workshop. We’ll then send you instructions on how to pay.

Are your workshops scary?
(So far, nobody has actually ever asked this. But we think they want to.)
No! Well, maybe for the first two minutes, until you realise that Lisa is a very nice person and that the workshop atmosphere is low-key, low-pressure, and fun.

Who is Lisa Yarger?
(Most people don’t ask this, either, but we’ll tell you anyhow.)

Lisa is the author of the award-winning non-fiction book, Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship (University of North Carolina Press). She is also married to Munich Readery proprietor John Browner.

To find out more about Lisa, visit:

See tabs on the left for details on our individual workshops.