Featured Poem: Lines Written on a Window at the Leasowes at a Time of Very Deep Snow by William Shenstone

The Reader’s Head of Publications, Amanda Brown, reflects on this week’s Featured Poem, Lines Written on a Window at the Leasowes at a Time of Very Deep Snow by William Shenstone.

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“Thank you for all you do for reading and for people”: The Penny Readings 2018 in review

The Reader’s Penny Readings, inspired by Charles Dickens’ journeys around the country sharing his work, was a night our literary friend would have been proud of.

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A Reader Postcard from Somerset

Earlier this year, we announced the news that there are now over 500 Shared Reading groups running across the UK. Here on the blog, we’ll regularly shine the spotlight on those groups taking place up and down the country each week. Our journey starts in lovely Somerset

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