Tag: Lucy Caldwell

The BBC National Short Story Award 2019 Anthology by Various

In the introduction to The BBC National Short Story Award 2019 broadcaster and chair of judges Nikki Bedi writes… ‘short stories are not a warm up for the ‘real thing’ as some would have us believe. They are gifts of concision, they demand one’s total attention’. As an ardent fan of short fiction – more

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Being Various edited by Lucy Caldwell

Lucy Caldwell in her fabulous crafted introduction say in her own words… ‘Ireland is going through a golden age of writing: that has never been more apparent. I wanted to capture something of the energy of this explosion, in all its variousness…’ …and boy is she right, and boy does she achieve what she has

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