Date: Saturday 3rd June 2017
Mac Dunlop and Andrew Fentham
Writers in Residence
Mac was mentor-in-residence in early 2017 for the Charles Causley Trust, collaborating with young writer-in-residence, Andrew Fentham to create new work and an events series in Cornwall to further Causley’s legacy.
Mac is a professional member of NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education), as well as founder of The Poetry Point - a website for poetry and spoken events in the South West and Cornwall. He also works as a radio producer, creating scripts collaboratively in the community and with Hall for Cornwall. His radio shows air on Cornwall’s The Source FM and London’s Resonance FM. He publishes as Pluto Press Award winning cartoonist MacD.
Andrew was the young writer in residence at Cyprus Well from January until April 2017 supported by the Causley Trust and Falmouth-based Mentor, Mac Dunlop.
He is working on a project for publication to mark his time in Causley’s house and in response to the surrounding area. His poems and translations have appeared in magazines including Poetry Review, The Manchester Review and The Black Herald Project, a creative response to the work of Victor Pasmore, appeared as an installation at the Hatton Gallery (Newcastle upon Tyne) in 2015.
A debut pamphlet of poems will appear this year (2017), along with a collection of translations from the Hungarian András Gerevich in 2018.
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Charles Causley Festival
The historic town of Launceston welcomes you to the Charles Causley Festival.
Almost certainly Launceston’s most famous son, Charles Causley is recognised as one of the greatest poets the nation ever had.
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