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The Hungry Tide

The Hungry Tide
  • Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
  • Location(s): The Sundarbans - Bay of Bengal
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh,.. focuses on The Sunderbans – a vast archipelago of islands lying below Calcutta on the gulf between India and Bangladesh. Two travellers travel into the area – Piya, an American scientist of Indian...

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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