Eve leads the fiction module on the MA in Creative Writing, offering feedback on student work at fortnightly session along with fiction writing exercises, mentoring students through their dissertations and marking assignments.
Eve Makis began her career as a journalist and now works as a novelist and lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. She has published four novels and one non-fiction writing guide, ‘The Accidental Memoir’.
Eve’s research interests are life writing and associated literature. She has written and published specialist articles on memoir writing for the Big Issue, Writing IE and other online publications.
Eve has secured Arts Council Funding to write and produce a life-writing guide and run writing workshops in probations centres and prisons, homes for the elderly and for refugees.
She has also ran life-writing masterclasses for the How To Academy, Football in the Community, Lowdham and Wimbledon Book Festivals.
Sponsors and collaborators
- Nottingham City of Literature
- Football in the Community
- Writing East Midlands
- Inspire Nottingham
The Mother in Law Makis E, 1998, Transworld, Black Swan ISBN 9780552773249
Eat Drink and be Married, Makis E, 2005, Transworld, Black Swan ISBN 9780552772167
Land of the Golden Apple, Makis E, 2008. Transworld, Black Swan ISBN 9780552773256
The Spice Box Letters, Makis E, 2015, Sandstone Press ISBN 9781910124086
The Accidental Memoir, Makis E, Cropper A, 2018, Harper Collins ISBN 9780008302030See all of Eve Makis's publications...
Eve promoted her latest book through interviews with BBC World Service, The Daily Mail, BBC Radio Nottingham, Talk Radio, Age UK radio and Writer’s Routine. She also has experience with various print and online media including The Big Issue and Writing IE.
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