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Istanbul Noir

Istanbul Noir

Author(s): Mustafa Ziyalan, Amy Spangler (Editors)

Location(s): Istanbul (Constantinople)

Genre(s): Noir

Era(s): Various



A city at once ancient and modern, Istanbul is the quintessential postcard-perfect metropolis. But the alluring vistas can be deceiving, for beneath this veneer as a meeting place of cultures, religions and ethnicities lies a heart of cold-blooded darkness, seething with desire, boiling with vengeance and burning with frustration.

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This is gritty narrative with a strong sense of location – Nes Le T –

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Something for every fan of noir combined with Istanbul in one book

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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