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Pearl City: Stories from Japan and Elsewhere

Pearl City: Stories from Japan and Elsewhere

Author(s): Simon Rowe

Location(s): Japan, Australia, Austria, Cambodia, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia (Malaya), New Zealand

Genre(s): Short Stories

Era(s): Current

Pearl City: Stories from Japan and Elsewhere is short fiction for busy people who love to travel. Six of the stories are set in Japan, and the others in Hong Kong, East Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, France, Austria, the Philippines, and Cambodia. The stories, which carry themes of freedom, family, redemption, justice, courage, corruption, girl power, are tied together by a single message: triumph over adversity.

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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