Water Cure (Mackintosh) - Author Bio

Author Bio
Birth—1988
Raised—Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Education—University of Warwick
Awards—Longlisted-Man Booker Prize
Currently—lives in London, England


Sophie Mackintosh is a British novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, The Water Cure, was nominated for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.

Mackintosh was born in South Wales and grew up in Pembrokeshire. When she started writing, her initial focus was on poetry, but gravitated towards prose fiction, which she has combined around holding various jobs during her 20s.

She is bilingual, and cites Welsh mythology and Angela Carter as influences. Mackintosh enjoys running and eating, and is working on a new novel. (From Wikipedia. Retrieved 1/28/2019.)

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