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Bangkok Babylon

Bangkok Babylon

Author(s): Jerry Hopkins

Location(s): Bangkok

Genre(s): Nonfiction



Among these 25 profiles of amazing members of Bangkoks expatriate community who transformed themselves after leaving home are an advertising executive who photographs Bangkoks most beautiful bargirls, an insurance agent who became a modern bounty hunter, a Catholic priest who has lived and worked in the slums for 35 years, a lawyer who became a novelist, a retired Oscar-winning screenwriter, and a piano teacher who ended up on the FBIs 10 Most Wanted list!

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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