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A House called Askival

A House called Askival
  • Author(s): Merryn Glover
  • Location(s): Mussoorie
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Partition to modern

James Connor is a man who, burdened with guilt following a tragic event in his youth, has dedicated his life to serving India. Ruth Connor is his estranged daughter who, as a teenager, always knew she came second to...

Schrödinger’s Cat May or May Not Have Been Here

Schrödinger’s Cat May or May Not Have Been Here
  • Author(s): Nilam A McGrath
  • Location(s): Mussoorie, Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Genre(s): Coming of Age
  • Era(s): late 1970s/early 1980s

What good is a superstitious scientist? For Krishna Kumar, what starts as a harmless superstition sparks a journey that no scientist could have predicted. Aged 12, Krishna is recognised as a child prodigy and gets a prestigious scholarship to...

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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