** Limited Numbered Signed Hardback – Special No Alibis Limited Edition contains extra story ‘The Chosen’ **
Winner of the 2021 BBC National Short Story Award
Winner of the 2022 E. M. Forster Award
‘I still sometimes wonder if one could draw a window in the wall, or in the air, and step through it together.
To somewhere else, entirely new.’
Since the publication of Multitudes, her debut collection, Lucy Caldwell has been celebrated as one of today’s pre-eminent short story writers. In this much-anticipated third collection, she continues her exploration of the contemporary female experience, as she delves deeper into motherhood and marriage, love and longing. From a passionate affair in Blitz-era London, to a highly charged Christmas party in Belfast, to a trip to Marrakech which could form a new family, the fourteen striking stories in this Special Edition of Openings pulse with possibility and illuminate those fleeting but recognisable moments of heartbreak and hope that can change the course of a life.
Photo Credit Debbie Taussig