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Young, Cornish, and Writing

Our next residency opportunity is for a young writer with strong links to Cornwall. If this sounds like you then…

October 28, 2016



Causley Children’s Poetry Prize 2016

Friday was a special day. North Cornwall looked resplendent in autumn sunlight as we drove from Launceston to the North…

October 25, 2016

Karen at festival w JM

Poet in Residence

First impressions of Cyprus Well

My first week here is already over. Seven nights gone during which I’ve established a sort of pygmy evening routine….

July 12, 2016



Jon McGregor residency reading

Acclaimed novelist and short story writer, Jon McGregor, will be staying at Cyprus Well for a week at the end…

April 20, 2016

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“You must take off your clothes for the doctor

And stand as straight as a pin,

His hand of stone on your white breastbone

Where the bullets all go in.”

Recruiting Drive, Charles Causley: collected poems 1951 - 2000 (Picador, 2001)