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Maralinga, My Love

Maralinga, My Love

Author(s): Dorothy Johnston

Location(s): Canberra, Maralinga

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1950s - 1960s



A novel about the British atomic bomb tests at Maralinga, South Australia, and their effect on the Australian Army recruits who set up the sites.

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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