EVE MAKIS studied at Leicester University and worked as a journalist and radio presenter in the UK and Cyprus before becoming a novelist. Her first book Eat, Drink and be Married was published in five languages and awarded the Young Booksellers International Book of the Year Award. She co-wrote a screen adaptation of her third book, Land of the Golden Apple, and the film is due for release in 2016. Eve is a regular speaker at book events and a part time tutor in creative writing at Nottingham University. Her latest book The Spice Box Letters has been long listed for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015, awarded the Aurora Mardiganian Gold Medal and shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award.
Eve will be running a 6 week course on Reading for Writing on 8 May to 19 June, 2017.