Events: Workshops and courses

Workshops and courses

Storytelling take-over

Storytelling take-over in collaboration with Artemis Storytelling for the Exeter Story Fix The Room of Exploration • Ticket holders only: £38 for the day or £20/£25 per workshop.  Click the book now button to purchase tickets for either or both of these Workshop events. 11am-1pm Workshop: Voice Intensive led by Giles Abbott Find your most…

Saturday 23 November 1100 - 1600
Workshops and courses

Quay Words and Arvon Live

Fiction Writing Day

A day of Masterclasses and conversation with author Clare Chambers and her editor, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Publishing Director Alexa von Hirschberg. Do you have a novel writing project that needs attention? Perhaps you need some technical help, are looking for tips to support your fiction writing, or are curious about navigating the industry in general?…

Saturday 6 July 1100 - 1600
Residency

‘Walkshop’ with writer-in-residence Sarah Acton

Tuesday 16th July 6-8pm / Thursday 18th July 6-8pm Join Sarah at dusk for a creative writing and walking workshop. We will explore the theme of bodies of water and the vessel of the body as part of individual and communal writing practice. We will get curious about the physicality of composition with our walking…

Tuesday 16 July 1800 - Thursday 18 July 2000
Workshops and courses

Exeter Poetry Stanza at Quay Words

We’re pleased to host the Exeter Poetry Editing Stanza for in person meetings at Quay Words during our seasons. The sessions are led by local poet Sarah Acton and are a chance to bring poems you’re working on along for peer feedback. For every session each poet brings along one poem for critique (with 6-8…

Tuesday 23 April 1100 - 1300
Workshops and courses

Exeter Poetry Stanza at Quay Words

We’re pleased to host the Exeter Poetry Editing Stanza for in person meetings at Quay Words during our seasons. The sessions are led by local poet Sarah Acton and are a chance to bring poems you’re working on along for peer feedback. For every session each poet brings along one poem for critique (with 6-8…

Tuesday 26 November 1100 - 1300
Workshops and courses

Exeter Poetry Stanza at Quay Words

We’re pleased to host the Exeter Poetry Editing Stanza for in person meetings at Quay Words during our seasons. The sessions are led by local poet Sarah Acton and are a chance to bring poems you’re working on along for peer feedback. For every session each poet brings along one poem for critique (with 6-8…

Tuesday 22 October 1100 - 1300
Workshops and courses

Exeter Poetry Stanza at Quay Words

We’re pleased to host the Exeter Poetry Editing Stanza for in person meetings at Quay Words during our seasons. The sessions are led by local poet Sarah Acton and are a chance to bring poems you’re working on along for peer feedback. For every session each poet brings along one poem for critique (with 6-8…

Tuesday 28 May 1100 - 1300
Workshops and courses

Exeter Poetry Stanza at Quay Words

We’re pleased to host the Exeter Poetry Editing Stanza for in person meetings at Quay Words during our seasons. The sessions are led by local poet Sarah Acton and are a chance to bring poems you’re working on along for peer feedback. For every session each poet brings along one poem for critique (with 6-8…

Tuesday 23 July 1100 - 1300
Workshops and courses

Writing Voice

Enhancing Speech Forms in Your Work

Speech and verbal forms are often an under-appreciated aspect of creative writing and sacrificed for formal written register. In this workshop Billy Kahora discusses strategies to enhance the sense of the spoken in your fiction to anchor it in the specific rhythms of place and setting. About the author Billy Kahora has written a non-fiction…

Saturday 9 March 1400 - 1600
Workshops and courses

Hothouse: Crafting Characters with Claire Fuller

The submissions window to be part of this year’s Hothouse has now closed. Applicants will be notified if they have been allocated a place by Thursday 21st March. To see Claire Fuller and some of the selected writers reading their work, book a ticket for Quay Voices (Saturday 27th April). 26th, 27th and 28th April,…

Friday 26 April 1100 - Sunday 28 April 1700
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