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Lucy Caldwell

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Lucy Caldwell was born in Belfast in 1982. She won the Peggy Ramsay Award for playwriting and has recently been selected to be a playwright in residence at the National Theatre. She now lives in London.
Lucy Caldwell recommends
A Line Made By Walking (2017)
Sara Baume
"Unflinching, at times uncomfortable, and always utterly compelling, A Line Made By Walking is among the best accounts of grief, loneliness and depression that I have ever read."
The Vogue (2018)
Eoin McNamee
"Told in Eoin McNamee's trademark terse and melancholy prose, as salt-pitted and bleach-boned as the landscape it describes, The Vogue is an eerie, intense, haunted and haunting tale, with an air of chilling loneliness that seems to seep from the pages and into the very room in which you read it."

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