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Funny Boy

Funny Boy
  • Author(s): Shyam Selvadurai
  • Location(s): Colombo
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a ‘funny boy’ who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of...

The Amazing Racist

The Amazing Racist
  • Author(s): Chhimi Tenduf-La
  • Location(s): Colombo
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Eddie trusted, an english school teacher in colombo, wants to spend his life with menaka rupasinghe, a vibrant sri lankan beauty, but her orthodox terror of a father stands in his way. If eddie wants to wed menaka, it...

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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