Events: Residency

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 15 December 6:30 pm - 8:00 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 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
Residency

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
Residency

'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
Residency

'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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