Quay Words was pleased to welcome playwright and screenwriter Naomi Westerman as our Summer 2021 writer-in-residence for the month of July.

During her residency, Naomi explored the nature of the Quayside in a series of outdoor workshops followed by a Quay Voices event in October.

Naomi Westerman is a playwright and screenwriter and former anthropologist. Her work has been staged at Wilton Music Hall, Vault Festival, High Tide, the Bush Theatre, Graeae, and the Birmingham Rep. She is currently writing for the Bush Theatre and Hampstead Theatre, and has two TV series in development. She is also founder of the feminist theatre collective Little but Fierce, and an advocate for disability representation and access in theatre and TV.