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2019 Summer

Louisa Adjoa-Parker – Quay Words’ first ever writer-in-residenceOver the course of her six week residency in the summer of 2019, Louisa immersed herself into the atmosphere of the historic Exeter Custom House and the surrounding quayside. Whether meeting other writers, inspiring the next generation or hearing from the voices of the Custom House’s past, Louisa…

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2019-2020 Winter

Natasha Carthew – in partnership with the Met Office Informatics LabFor four weeks in February/March, we were delighted to host Natasha Carthew as Quay Words second ever writer-in-residence at Exeter Custom House, where she ran free Wild Writing workshops out on the Quay and ‘meet the writer’ sessions inside. The focus of her residency, which…

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2020 Exeter digital residency

Award winning crime writer Martyn Waites was our first ever Quay Words digital writer-in-residence in June and July. In residence over lockdown, Martyn’s aim was to bring people together and inspire them to share their love and reading and writer in digital spaces. This was achieved in his History of Crime Writing talk, which you…

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2020 Summer digital residency

During lockdown, the Quay Words programme moved online and we were delighted to recruit Bristol-based Tjawangwa Dema as our digital writer-in-residence for July/August. During her residency Tjawangwa pursuied her established interest in nature writing. TJ blogged run meet the writer sessions for a number of writers, was put of public reading broadcast online and blogged…