Fiona Mackintosh was born in Summit, New Jersey in 1957 to British parents. When she was 6 years old, her family moved to Scotland where Fiona was educated, gaining an M.A. in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. After three years as the Publications Manager of the Liberal Party in London, she became a television current affairs researcher with the influential British political discussion program, Weekend World. In 1987, she moved back to the US and lives in suburban Washington D.C. with her husband. She is a proud step-mother and grandmother.
Fiona is a writer and editor with many years of experience in the fields of development economics and international relations. Trained as a journalist, she learned to write succinct and accurate prose for British television news and has brought those skills to bear in her work for her clients, including the World Bank, PBS, the American Automobile Association, and the BBC.
A published writer herself, Fiona is the author of The Yet Unknowing World (Ad Hoc Fiction and available via Amazon worldwide) and her stories have been widely published and anthologized on both sides of the Atlantic. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Washington Post, American Heritage Magazine, American History Magazine, The Scotsman, and others.
For samples of Fiona’s fiction, go to www.fionajmackintosh.com