The Weak Spot | Sophie Mackintosh | Granta Magazine

The Weak Spot

Sophie Mackintosh

‘There was a certain kind of teenage girl who would relish not just the killing, but the trophy taking, choosing a tooth and using the pliers herself.’

Sophie Mackintosh

Sophie Mackintosh was born in South Wales, and is currently based in London. Her fiction and poetry has been published in The White Review, TANK Magazine and Neon, amongst others. Her short story ‘Grace’ is the winner of the 2016 White Review Short Story Prize. She is currently working on a novel about an isolated all-female family, and the devastation caused when men arrive at their shores.

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