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Andean Express

Andean Express

Author(s): Juan de Recacoechea

Location(s): Bolivia, Chile

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): 1950s

A mystery following a tragic overnight train journey in 1952 from Bolivia to Chile, presenting a moving environment at once carnivalesque and sinister.

Exploring the social tensions characteristic of Bolivian society, this is a wonderful crime novel that is accessible to all.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021