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Cross Currents

Cross Currents

Author(s): John Shors

Location(s): Koh Phi Phi

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2000s



A Thai family, Lek, Sarai, and their three children are making a living on the island of Ko Phi Phi running tourist accommodation. They have taken in a young American, Patch, who is avoiding the law after getting bound up in some drug deals.

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Shors has the ability to take the reader to the locations where he sets his novels – to the extent that we conjures up the smell of the air, one can feel the water,...

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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