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Almost Never

Almost Never
  • Author(s): Daniel Sada
  • Location(s): Oaxaca, Parras de la Fuente
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 1940s

Demetrio Sord is almost 30 and has been working on a large ranch. Finding life boring he starts to visit a brothel where he meets Mireya and their adventures become ever more daring. He is asked to return home...

Everything We Keep

Everything We Keep
  • Author(s): Kerry Lonsdale
  • Location(s): Puerto Escondido
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Contemporary

An Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestseller. A luminous debut with unexpected twists, Everything We Keep explores the devastation of loss, the euphoria of finding love again, and the pulse-racing repercussions of discovering the truth about the ones...

Lost in Oaxaca

Lost in Oaxaca
  • Author(s): Jessica Winters Mireles
  • Location(s): Oaxaca, Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Once a promising young concert pianist, Camille Childs retreated to her mother’s Santa Barbara estate after an injury to her hand destroyed her hopes for a musical career. She now leads a solitary life teaching piano, and she has...

Sea Monsters

Sea Monsters
  • Author(s): Chloe Aridjis
  • Location(s): Zipolite
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 19880s

One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, 17-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Tomás, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking...

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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