"A piercing look at the inner lives of a refreshing variety of Irish people"--Henrietta Verma, Credo Reference, New York, Library Journal Edited by prize-winning author and playwright Lucy Caldwell, Being Various brings together original stories from Ireland's current golden age of writing with some exciting new voices, never before published. Following her own brilliant short story collection Multitudes, Lucy Caldwell guest edits the sixth volume of Faber's long running series of new Irish short stories, continuing the great work started by the late David Marcus and subsequent guest editors Kevin Barry, Deirdre Madden and Joseph O'Connor. Contributors to this richly diverse collection include: Kevin BarryEimear McBrideLisa McInerneyStuart NevilleSally RooneyKit de WaalBelinda McKeon.
About the Author
Lucy Caldwell was born in Belfast in 1981. She is the author of three novels and several stage plays and radio dramas. Awards she has received include the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, and the BBC Stewart Parker Award. Her most recent novel, All the Beggars Riding, was chosen for Belfast's One City One Book campaign in 2013 and shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and was followed by her acclaimed debut collection of short stories, Multitudes, 2016.