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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 open…

Thursday 29 April 9:00 am - Monday 3 May 6:00 pm

Sharing the Stories of Exeter’s Women

Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited February and March writer-in-residence, Tolu Agbelusi is offering you the opportunity to contribute a story which may form part of her final residency commission. We want your stories. Tolu is inviting members of the public in Exeter to share stories about remarkable women from Exeter. This could be your mother,…

Monday 1 February 9:00 am - Wednesday 31 March 5:00 pm

Masterclass: Travel writing with Philip Marsden

Philip Marsden will be conducting a masterclass in the travel book which he believes can combine all the best elements of literature. The journey-tale lies at the heart of many of the great stories – myths, novels and memoirs. Whatever your particular interests, a journey has an enormous capacity to reveal and entertain, and travel…

Saturday 24 April 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm