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Nine Birds Singing

Nine Birds Singing

Author(s): Edythe Anstey Hanen

Location(s): British Columbia, Mexico, Vancouver

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1960s to present day

Nine Birds Singing is a poignant coming-of-age story. Readers travel back to the swinging 60s in Vancouver with Maddie, a young woman breaking free of her religious upbringing.

Follow Maddie’s journey from Vancouver, to Mexico, to the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, as she explores how best to live in the world.

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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