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Victory Colony, 1950

Author(s): Bhaswati Ghosh

Location(s): Kolkata (Calcutta)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Romance

Era(s): 1950



A novel set in Calcutta, shortly after the Partition of India. Along with other refugees from what is now Pakistan, a young woman makes her way to the teeming city of Calcutta and tries to adjust to a new life.

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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