Sophie Mackintosh appointed as Paris Writer in Residence


The American University of Paris, and the Paris School of Arts and Culture are pleased to announce that Sophie Mackintosh has been appointed to the third Paris Writer’s Residency. We look forward to welcoming her to the French capital to work with students at both our universities and to join our community of writers.

Sophie Mackintosh was born in South Wales in 1988, and is currently based in London. Her fiction, essays and poetry have been published by Granta, The White Review, The New York Times and The Stinging Fly, among others. Her debut novel The Water Cure was published by Hamish Hamilton in the UK in Spring 2018 and by Doubleday in the US in early 2019, and was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Her second novel Blue Ticket was published in Summer 2020 to critical acclaim.