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When Invisible Children Sing

When Invisible Children Sing
  • Author(s): Dr Chi Huang
  • Location(s): La Paz
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Expecting to treat some mildly ill children from the streets of Bolivia on a quick “service trip,” an idealistic young medical student gets more than he bargained for when he takes a year off from Harvard Medical School to...

Marching Powder

Marching Powder
  • Author(s): Rusty Young
  • Location(s): La Paz
  • Genre(s): Biography

Thomas McFadden was a minor drugs dealer in Bolivia who was summarily arrested and thrown into jail, the notorious San Pedro Prison. Within the grim walls of the corrupt institution, he discovered a world which mirrored many of the...

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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