Anneliese Mackintosh’s powerful debut novel, ANY OTHER MOUTH has been longlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015. The shortlist will be released in May, and the winners announced at an award ceremony on 2 July at the Free World Centre, London. Nominees will compete for the main prize of £5,000.
ANY OTHER MOUTH is a collection of powerful short stories involving a young woman, Gretchen, and her search for identity, happiness and self-discovery. It was published by Freight Books in June 2014 and has since received wonderful reviews. ANY OTHER MOUTH won the Green Carnation Prize, was shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s First Book Award and longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.
Anneliese Mackintosh was born in Germany and now lives in Manchester where she writes, performs, works and teaches.
Praise for ANY OTHER MOUTH:
‘Mackintosh is a real talent and ANY OTHER MOUTH is a remarkable debut.’ - The Independent
‘Beautifully crafted snapshots… one of the UK’s most exciting new voices.’ - The List
‘Among the most important debuts of the year… by turns funny, affecting, heartening and strange, this is a hugely impressive first book.’ – Global Civilian