Events: Residency

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 - 8:00 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 - 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
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'Hot house flowers - a spring journey'

a four day writing course with Quay Words Spring 2021 writer-in-residence, Monique Roffey

  Spring time, early May 2021, a good time to make fresh work and or examine current and ongoing fiction work.    Join Costa Book of the Year, 2020 winner, Monique Roffey in a ‘hot house’ workshop over four days at the Exeter Custom House.  Mornings we will be sitting together in a round table…

Friday 30 April 10:00 - Monday 3 May 6:00 pm
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'Telling our stories without apology' FREE online workshop

with Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited writer-in-residence, Tolu Agbelusi

Join us for a session with Tolu Agbelusi, the Writer-In- Residence for Quay Words/ Libraries Unlimited who will be exploring stories of present and past Exeter women. In this session, using poetry, references from the Unfinished Business exhibition and stories from the archives, Tolu will facilitate an exploration of the many ways women can write…

Friday 19 March 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Meet the writer-in-residence sessions

with Tolu Agbelusi

This is your chance to meet Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited Writer-in-Residence Tolu Agbelusi in a one-to-one 20 minute Zoom slot. During her residency Tolu is exploring the stories of Exeter’s women. You can either come with a story of Exeter’s remarkable women to share with Tolu for her ongoing research or come with questions…

Friday 5 March 12:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Residency

Meet the writer-in-residence sessions

with Tolu Agbelusi

This is your chance to meet Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited Writer-in-Residence Tolu Agbelusi in a one-to-one 20 minute Zoom slot. During her residency Tolu is exploring the stories of Exeter’s women. You can either come with a story of Exeter’s remarkable women to share with Tolu for her ongoing research or come with questions…

Friday 26 February 12:00 pm - 2:20 pm
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In Conversation with Tolu Agbelusi, Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited Writer-in-Residence

Join us for an evening with our Quay Words/ Libraries Unlimited Writer-In- Residence Tolu Agbelusi as she shares from her new poetry collection Locating Strongwoman, followed by an in conversation with the host organisations during which Tolu will discuss her work and reflect on what she hopes to achieve during her residency. There will also be an…

Friday 19 February 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Choose your own adventure: FREE online writing activity with Quay Words/ English PEN international writer-in-residence, Efemia Chela

Calling all brave heroes. Are you up for an adventure? Quay Words and international writer-in-residence, Efemia Chela, present a choose your own adventure creative writing experience. It’s October 1806 and Akuba is an enslaved woman, a cook in Lord Hawkins’ household, down the road from the Exeter Custom House. On one fateful day, running errands…

Monday 15 February - Thursday 25 February
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Online short fiction workshop

with Quay Words/ English PEN international writer-in-residence, Efemia Chela

Quay Words and Efemia Chela present a free two hour creative writing workshop for writers. The goal of the workshop is to help you build confidence as a writer and strengthen your ability to adapt to different creative premises. During the workshop you will be freewriting, playing around with genre and using existing African stories…

Saturday 6 February 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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