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Drinking the Sea at Gaza

Drinking the Sea at Gaza

Author(s): Amira Hass

Location(s): Gaza

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

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The first Israeli journalist to voluntarily live in Gaza, the much-maligned Palestinian enclave, offers her insights and reflections on what she saw and learned, the joys, and the sudden fears, and gives a moving portrait of the resilient Palestinian people.

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She documents the day to day life in unflinching detail. The everyday humiliations which the Palestinians endure………..truly Kafkaesque (Isabelle Orff)

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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