Anneliese Mackintosh was born in Darmstadt , Germany , in 1982. She graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA (Hons) in English Studies in 2001, and received an M.Litt. in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow in 2006. In 2007 Anneliese was awarded a British Research Council Fellowship, and spent four months as a resident scholar in the Kluge Center, based at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC .
She is now in her final year of studies for a PhD in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. Her research, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, explores the representation of visual impairment and blindness in British literature. She is writing a novel using this research.
Whilst in postgraduate academia, Anneliese has held the post of General Editor for eSharp , the University of Glasgow ‘s award-winning, interdisciplinary online journal. She now co-ordinates workshops and training for the journal.