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The Songs We Hide

The Songs We Hide

Author(s): Connie Hampton Connally

Location(s): Budapest, Hungary

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Post-World War II (1951)

In communist Hungary, a peasant loses his land, a young mother loses her baby’s father, and both are scared into silence–until music brings them together to face the agonizing tests ahead.

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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