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‘A Dedicated space’ – a blog post by Quay Words Autumn writer-in-residence, Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale shares his thoughts on space to write in his Quay Words residency blog post.


Quay Words, Exeter and Poetry Africa, Durban
The British Council today released details of the successful literature projects that are to receive grant funding towards new international collaborations in 2021.


Coming up in 2021: Quay Words highlights

We are pleased to present the highlights of Quay Words 2021

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Quay Words digital writer-in-residence, Martyn Waites’ blog post

Quay Words’ Summer 2020 digital writer-in-residence, Martyn Waites talks about his experience.

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Quay Words Recommended Crime Reads for Christmas – From Martyn Waites ‘The history of crime fiction’ talk.

Check out Martyn Waites’ recommended crime fiction picks – taken from his ‘history of crime writing talk’.


Quay Words in December and next year

Find out more about what’s coming up in the last month of Quay Words 2020 and get a sneak peek of what’s in store next year


Quay Words: our blended programme

Quay Words at the historic Exeter Custom House has begun moving back into the building for the Autumn ‘Wellbeing’ season, with a blended programme of online and in-person activity.

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Quay Words digital storytelling commission

We’re delighted to share Katy Cawkwell’s Quay Words digital storytelling commission

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‘Complicating Fragments or You Are Here’ – a poem by Quay Words Summer Digital writer-in-residence, Tjawangwa Dema

Poet Tjawangwa Dema was Quay Words Summer digital writer-in-residence during August. Here, we share her Quay Words commissioned poem, ‘Complicating Fragments or You Are Here’ .

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Quay Words Summer digital writer-in-residence blog 2: ‘Epistle for digital fieldwork’

Tjawangwa Dema was our summer digital writer-in-residence from mid July- mid August. In the last week of her residency, TJ reflected with a personal letter to the City of Exeter.

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