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‘Untitled’ by Linda Adwera

When worlds collide a grape like sweetness erupts. You can’t help but two step your feet to new sounds and...

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May 11, 2022

June’s Call for Content: Summer of Literature

WRITERS HALT HERE! The wait is finally over… The Maker’s Summer of Literature kicks off with a bang in June,...

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May 9, 2022

Summer of Literature 2022: Check out what is in store for June-August

Exciting things are happening this summer at The Maker! We have been working hard to put together a course of...

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April 29, 2022

The Launceston Castle interpretation project

Our The Maker editor Lauren sits down with Nick Collinson at English Heritage (EH) to discuss the Launceston Castle interpretation project.  Could...

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April 29, 2022

Make this summer your summer of literature …

Our dear readers, You might have noticed we’ve been a little quiet this past month. Our blog has been a...

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April 25, 2022

Calling all writers! Check out The Maker’s Call for Content for May

We have some exciting news! Our online literary blog, The Maker, is searching for new creative writing pieces for our...

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March 14, 2022

Apocalypse Lit #2: Interview with International Poetry Competition Head Judge and our 2022 Artist in Residence, Vahni Anthony Capildeo!

The scenario: It’s the end of days and you will survive by hiding out in a secure bunker alone. When...

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February 22, 2022

Apocalypse Lit #1: Interview with Trust Patron and Mother’s Boy author, Patrick Gale

Ever feel like the End Times have truly arrived? Ever find yourself compelled to hunker down in an underground bunker...

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February 7, 2022

Our Year in Reading: The favourite 2021 reads of The Charles Causley Trust  

Here at the Charles Causley Trust, we are complex beings with simple pleasures: we love to read. Lots. Though our...

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January 24, 2022

Austin Bowsher: ‘Coin Girl’

My name is Austin Bowsher and I am an undergraduate English student studying at the University of Exeter Penryn Campus...

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December 2, 2021

Adrian Wakeling: ‘The Good Father’

My name is Adrian Wakeling and I am currently studying an MA in Creative Writing at Bristol University. I have...

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December 1, 2021

Lauren Bilsborough: ‘A Christmas Visit’

Calling back to Charles Causley’s poem, ‘Colonel Fazackerley Butterworth-Toast,’ our fantastic editor, Lauren, gives us her poem ‘A Christmas Visit,’...

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November 30, 2021