Lucy Caldwell was born in Belfast in 1981 and is a graduate of Queens' College, Cambridge and the Goldsmiths MA in Creative & Life Writing.
She is the author of three novels, Where They Were Missed (2006), which was completed during her MA, The Meeting Point (2011), which featured on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime and was awarded the Dylan Thomas Prize, and All the Beggars Riding (2013).
Lucy's stage plays and radio dramas have won several awards and her short stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio.
In 2011 she was awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for her body of work to date and in 2012 she was the recipient of a Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She is currently working on her fourth novel and on her debut collection of short stories.