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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Author(s): Michael Chabon

Location(s): Pittsburgh

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



Chabon’s “coming of age” novel tackles bi-sexuality in a brave and subtle way. It is the Summer of discovery for three friends, Art, Arthur and Phlox, beautifully observed and written.

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‘Mingles wit, sex and fine writing’ (Sunday Telegraph )

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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