Events: Residency

Residency

Climate Science and Creativity

with Quay Words writer-in-residence Ellen Wiles

A conversation between Writer-in-Residence Dr. Ellen Wiles and expert scientists about their respective research, contrasting traditional modes of writing and publishing, tackling traditional divides between scientists and artists, and the possibilities for creative collaboration in order to communicate vital science research on climate change and ecology as our landscapes change. This event will take place…

Wednesday 27 April 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Residency

Creative Writing-Walking Workshop for families

with Quay Words writer-in-residence Ellen Wiles

Writer-in-Residence and creative writing lecturer Ellen Wiles will lead you on a walk from Custom House along the River Exe, taking breaks for fun and varied creative writing exercises that engage with the experience of nature in this unique riverscape. Suitable for children aged 6+. No previous creative writing experience necessary! At booking, you will…

Thursday 14 April 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Residency

Quay Voices with Louisa Adjoa Parker

Emerging writers will perform their works-in-progress alongside Quay Words Autumn writer-in-residence Louisa Adjoa Parker. All the work performed will have been developed in workshops with Louisa during her residency ‘Re-imagining Heritage’ at Exeter Quayside. Come along and support emerging talent through our Quay Voices strand. ***** This event will be live-streamed from Exeter Custom House….

Wednesday 30 March 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Residency

Quay Words writer-in-residence workshop

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Our Autumn 2021 writer-in-residence Louisa Adjoa-Parker is running two FREE poetry workshops. This second workshop will look at how to shape ideas into written pieces, poetry and prose, redrafting/editing, and performance. Louisa wrote a very special narrative poem as a result of her pilot residency at Quay Words.  Called ‘Let the river sing’, we will…

Thursday 2 December 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Residency

Quay Words writer-in-residence workshop

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Our Autumn 2021 writer-in-residence Louisa Adjoa-Parker is running two FREE poetry workshops. This first workshop will provide a space for discussion as well as tools and ideas for participants to take away and choose stories to focus on. Louisa wrote a very special narrative poem as a result of her pilot residency at Quay Words….

Wednesday 24 November 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Residency

Nature Writing for Performance Workshop with Writer-in-Residence Naomi Westerman

Over the course of two sessions (Thursday 15th and  Tuesday 27th July), Quay Words writer-in-residence and playwright Naomi Westerman teaches a friendly and inclusive workshop on nature writing for performance. This workshop will involve taking a short walk in nature (the walk will be fully disabled accessible), followed by a discussion of various techniques to…

Thursday 15 July 2:00 pm - Tuesday 27 July 4:00 pm
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Quay Voices: Nature Writing for Performance with Naomi Westerman

Emerging writers will perform their nature writing for performance works-in-progress alongside Quay Words Summer writer-in-residence Naomi Westerman. All the work performed will have been developed in workshops with Naomi exploring the nature of Exeter Quayside. Come along and support emerging talent through our Quay Voices strand. This event will be live-streamed from Exeter Custom House….

Wednesday 20 October 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Residency

Quay Voices

Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence Monique Roffey introduces new voices

Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence Monique Roffey introduces five new voices who participated in her ‘hot-house flowers’ intensive writing course. Monique will also read alongside them. You can purchase a copy of The Mermaid of Black Conch from Crediton Community Bookshop’s website. This event is live-streaming via Crowdcast to you at home. **** Monique Roffey is an award…

Sunday 2 May 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Reading by Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence, Monique Roffey

Join us as Quay Words presents a reading by Costa Book of the Year 2020 winner Monique Roffey, our Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence. Monique will be reading from The Mermaid of Black Conch and discussing the book. You can purchase a copy of The Mermaid of Black Conch from Crediton Community Bookshop’s website. **** Monique Roffey is an award…

Friday 30 April 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Residency

Quay Voices

Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence Monique Roffey introduces new voices

Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence Monique Roffey introduces five new voices who participated in her ‘hot-house flowers’ intensive writing course. Monique will also read alongside them. You can purchase a copy of The Mermaid of Black Conch from Crediton Community Bookshop’s website. **** Monique Roffey is an award winning Trinidadian born British writer of novels, essays, literary journalism…

Monday 3 May 6;30 pm - 7:30 pm
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