Jun
10

Lucy Caldwell gościem 12. MFO


Lucy Caldwell
Photo: Debbie Taussig

Lucy Caldwell urodziła się w Belfaście w 1981 roku. Jest autorką trzech powieści, kilku sztuk teatralnych i wielu radiowych. Jej ostatnia powieść All the Beggars Riding była nominowana do nagrody Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year i wybrana do kampanii One City, One Book. Caldwell wyróżnino również m.in. Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, Dylan Thomas Prize, George Devine Award dla najbardziej obiecującego dramaturga, Imison Award, a Fiction Uncovered Award oraz Major Individual Artist Award przez Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Opowiadania autorki czytano w BBC Radio 3 i 4, a publikowano m.in. w Granta: New Irish WritingThe Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women WritersBelfast Noir oraz All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories. W 2012 roku Caldwell nominowano do BBC International Short Story Award, a w 2014 nagrodzono Commonwealth Writers’ Award (Canada & Europe). Debiutancki zbiór opowiadań autorki opublikowało wydawnictwo Faber w 2016 roku.

 

Lucy Caldwell was born in Belfast in 1981. She is the author of three novels, several stage plays and numerous radio dramas.  Her most recent novel, All the Beggars Riding, was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and chosen for Belfast’s One City, One Book campaign.  Other awards include the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Imison Award, a Fiction Uncovered Award and a Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.  Her short stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4 and published most recently in Granta: New Irish WritingThe Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women WritersBelfast Noir and All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories.  She was shortlisted for the 2012 BBC International Short Story Award and won the Commonwealth Writers’ Award (Canada & Europe) in 2014.  Her debut collection of short stories, Multitudes, was published by Faber in 2016.