About us

Collected Works CIC is an award winning reader development organisation based in Brighton. The organisation specialises in delivering innovative projects, events and activities based around shared reading. Its largest projects are City Reads and Young City Reads which it delivers annually.

‘The City Reads team were a wonder to work with: passionate, fun and professional. They reminded everyone they come into contact with why books matter, why reading is enriching and why the spoken word is gripping.’ – Chris Hamilton-Emery – Director, Salt Publishing

The Collected Works CIC Team

Sarah Hutchings (Director)

Vicky Tremain (Project Manager)

Marina Burton (Project Assistant)

Tess Garrett (Project Assistant)

Our Patrons


Chris Riddell 

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Matt Haig


Bethan Roberts


Ali Smith


Markus Zusak