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The Engineer’s Wife

Author(s): Tracey Enerson Wood

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Late 1800’s

Based on the true story of Emily Warren Roebling, whose life is transformed when she must complete her husband’s magnum opus—the Brooklyn Bridge, a project of unthinkable scale that takes her into the bowels of the East River, suffragette riots, the halls of Manhattan’s elite, and the heady, freewheeling world of her new friend P.T. Barnum.

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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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Entries close 6th November 2021