Born in Belfast in 1981, Lucy Caldwell is the award-winning author of four novels: Where They Were Missed, The Meeting Point, All the Beggars Riding and the forthcoming These Days (Faber, March 2022) several stage plays and radio dramas, and most recently two collections of short stories: Multitudes (Faber, 2016) and Intimacies (Faber, 2021). She won the 2021 BBC National Short Story Award for "All the People Were Mean and Bad" (from Intimacies).
She is also the editor of the critically-acclaimed Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber, 2019).
Awards include the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the George Devine Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Award (Canada & Europe) and a Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Lucy is a former RLF Fellow, a Visiting Fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.
See more at www.lucycaldwell.com or @beingvarious on Twitter.