ANNELIESE MACKINTOSH

Agent: Juliet Pickering

Biography: Anneliese Mackintosh's fiction has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Scotland, and published in UK newspapers, magazines and anthologies including The ScotsmanEdinburgh ReviewThe Best British Short Stories 2013 and Gutter, as well as US magazines Zygote in my CoffeeCitizens For Decent Literature, and Up The Staircase Quarterly. She was shortlisted for the Bridport Short Story Prize in 2012. 

Anneliese Mackintosh’s debut short story collection, ANY OTHER MOUTH, was published by Freight Books in June 2014. It has received incredible reviews including “Mackintosh is a real talent and Any Other Mouth is a remarkable debut” from The Independent, and “beautifully crafted snapshots… one of the UK’s most exciting new voices” from The List. It won the Green Carnation Prize, was shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s First Book Award, in the Best Short Story Collection category for the 2015 Saboteur Awards and Edge Hill Short Story Prize, and longlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

Anneliese lives in Manchester.

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ANY OTHER MOUTH Short stories, 224 pages Freight, June 2014 A viciously funny and heart-breaking collection of semi-autobiographical short stories from of one the UK's most exciting new voices. 'Any Other Mouth' is a gut-wrenching and shockingly frank account of sexual misadventure, familial disintegration, bereavement and self-discovery, in the vein of David Vann's 'Legend of a Suicide', Susanna Kaysen's 'Girl, Interrupted', and Miranda July's 'Nobody Belongs Here More Than You'. 

ANY OTHER MOUTH

Short stories, 224 pages
Freight, June 2014

A viciously funny and heart-breaking collection of semi-autobiographical short stories from of one the UK's most exciting new voices. 'Any Other Mouth' is a gut-wrenching and shockingly frank account of sexual misadventure, familial disintegration, bereavement and self-discovery, in the vein of David Vann's 'Legend of a Suicide', Susanna Kaysen's 'Girl, Interrupted', and Miranda July's 'Nobody Belongs Here More Than You'.