Sophie Mackintosh was born in South Wales in 1988, and is currently based in London. Her fiction and poetry has been published in Granta Magazine, The White Review and TANK Magazine, amongst others. Her short story ‘Grace’ was the winner of the 2016 White Review Short Story Prize, and her story ‘The Running Ones’ won the Virago/Stylist Short Story competition in 2016.
Sophie’s debut novel The Water Cure will be published by Hamish Hamilton in the UK in May 2018 and Doubleday in the US in early 2019.
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