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Of Serpent Born

Of Serpent Born

Author(s): Jacqueline Zacharias

Location(s): York, Kerala

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): N/A

Anitha has just turned sixteen. She is intelligent and studious, but she feels like a misfit amongst her peers at school and in her own extended family. Having lost her father tragically when she was a baby, she still harbours sorrow and rage. Only nature seems to bring her solace and peace. Set in York and Kerala, India, this is a highly original and exciting first novel.

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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 

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