Sophie Mackintosh

On Journeys

What do we say when a year knocks the air out of us? When we started to put this issue together, the world was a different place. (I’m sorry to everybody I told... Read more

How to move on from Scorpio season

The first step is to move blinking into the light. Then, maybe, to survey the wreckage. Then, maybe, to renounce the fear in your dirty heart. It is a fact u... Read more

Sophie Mackintosh

Sophie Mackintosh is the author of The Water Cure, which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2018. She also won the White Review Short Story Prize 2016 and the Virago/Stylist Short Story Competition 2016, and has been published in Granta and TANK magazine, among others.