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The Last Queen Of India

The Last Queen Of India
  • Author(s): Michelle Moran
  • Location(s): Jhansi
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 19th Century

At nineteen years old, Sita is the shining star of Queen Lakshmi of India’s imperial guard, having pledged herself to a life of celibacy in the name of protecting the young ruler. When Sita agrees to train Lakshmi in...

Remember Death

Remember Death
  • Author(s): Ankush Saikia
  • Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay), Delhi, Luknow, Manali
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Detective Arjun Arora is summoned to Mumbai to track down an airhostess who has allegedly killed a bar dancer and vanished with a large sum of money. The search for Agnes Pereira leads Arjun on a nationwide hunt. But...

The Case of the Love Commandos (Vish Puri 4)

The Case of the Love Commandos (Vish Puri 4)
  • Author(s): Tarquin Hall
  • Location(s): Agra, Delhi, Luknow
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the young woman’s parents are dead set against the union. She’s from a high-caste family: he’s an Untouchable, from the lowest strata of Indian society. Young Tulsi’s father locks her up and...

Cawnpore

Cawnpore
  • Author(s): Tom Williams
  • Location(s): Kanpur (Cawnpore
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 19th Century

During the Indian uprising of 1857, a small British force was surrounded by rebels in Cawnpore. The massacre that followed shocked Britain. ‘Cawnpore’ tells the story of the events leading to the massacre. It is a story of a...

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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