We are the invisible characters in all the books that have ever been written. We read not to escape the world, but to immerse ourselves in it. We read to reach out to lives we cannot live, adventures we might not have, and people we’ll never meet. We read to learn and to experience.

We are readers. And these are our stories.

We’re travelling the UK, interviewing readers and non-readers about their lives, the act of reading, and the books that shape them. We then produce reader stories to showcase and celebrate the act of reading.

We’ve worked with Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Brave New Reads Readers’ Circle across East Anglia, and will shortly be working with Staffordshire Prison Library Service.

If you are a reader, we’d love to come and interview you.

If you work with readers, we’d love to work with you to celebrate them.