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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”)

Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”)

6th December 2013

Someone by Alice McDermott, novel set in Brooklyn. Essentially a Brooklyn set novel that...

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Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A

Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A

3rd December 2013

The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison, novel set in Zambia. A brutal...

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Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world)

Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world)

30th November 2013

The Studio Game by Peter Burnett: book set in Aberdeen “We admired the anxiety that was...

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Crime Novel set in Vermont (..when the snows recede….)

Crime Novel set in Vermont (..when the snows recede….)

28th November 2013

Cloudland by Joseph Olshan: crime novel set in Vermont. Cloudland is a ‘crime’ novel – and...

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Novel set in Rhode Island and Calcutta (two worlds collide)

Novel set in Rhode Island and Calcutta (two worlds collide)

20th November 2013

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri, novel set in Rhode Island and Calcutta. Shortlisted for...

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Thriller set in Marseilles and The Calanques (Where’s Aimée? K & R + Author Interview)

Thriller set in Marseilles and The Calanques (Where’s Aimée? K & R + Author Interview)

10th November 2013

Dead Line by Chris Ewan: thriller set in Marseilles and The Calanques A tense, slow-burning thriller...

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Travelogue set in Cuba (a train travelogue with missing consonants)

Travelogue set in Cuba (a train travelogue with missing consonants)

7th November 2013

Slow Train to Guantanamo by Peter Millar, travelogue set in Cuba Above rusty nails...

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Book set in Paris (A fillette in France)

Book set in Paris (A fillette in France)

30th October 2013

Alex by Pierre Lemaitre: book set in Paris, France Where to start without giving away...

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Novel set in the Midwest USA (EKK rules)

Novel set in the Midwest USA (EKK rules)

27th October 2013

Fallen Land by Patrick Flanery: novel set in the Midwest USA An outstanding work. A book...

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Novel set in New York (Lucy in the sky…..)…

Novel set in New York (Lucy in the sky…..)…

21st October 2013

An Englishwoman in New York by Anne-Marie Casey, novel set in New York and...

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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