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Social Creature

Social Creature

Author(s): Tara Isabella Burton

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

‘A Ripleyesque exploration of female insecurity set among the socialites of Manhattan’ Guardian, Books of the Year

Lavinia has it all.

Lavinia has an apartment on the Upper East Side.

Lavinia goes to glittering parties that last from dusk till dawn.

Lavinia wants to seize life and live it to the fullest.

Lavinia is going to die soon.

Louise knows this.

You know this.

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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