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Woman of a Certain Rage

Woman of a Certain Rage
  • Author(s): Georgie Hall
  • Location(s): Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A smart and funny novel about love, life and a second shot at freedom for rebellious women of a certain age. Eliza is angry. Very angry, and very, very hot. Late for work and dodging traffic, she’s still reeling...

Women Are Different

Women Are Different
  • Author(s): Flora Nwapa
  • Location(s): Nigeria
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s and before

The moving story of a group of Nigerian women which follows their lives from their schooldays together through the trials and tribulations of their adult lives. Through their stories we see some of the universal problems faced by women...

Women In Kuwait

Women In Kuwait
  • Author(s): Haya Al-Mughni
  • Location(s): Kuwait
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1990s onwards

A unique portrait of Kuwaiti women, “Women in Kuwait” discusses a wide range of issues: the impact of the oil era; the growth of the state; the emergence of women’s organizations in a male-dominated society; the recent Islamic revival;...

Women in Sunlight

Women in Sunlight
  • Author(s): Frances Mayes
  • Location(s): Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

By the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, and written with Frances Mayes s trademark warmth, heart, and delicious descriptions of place, food, and friendship, Women in Sunlight is the story of four lives that change over the...

Women of the Dunes

Women of the Dunes
  • Author(s): Sarah Maine
  • Location(s): Scotland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern looking back

In AD 800 there is Ulla, lost in a foreign country after her lover is brutally killed. Ellen, a servant-girl in the 1800s, catches the unwanted attentions of the master of the house’s lascivious son. And, in the present...

Women Who Walk, How 20 Women From 16 Countries Came to Live in Portugal

Women Who Walk, How 20 Women From 16 Countries Came to Live in Portugal
  • Author(s): Louise Ross
  • Location(s): Portugal
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): The Present

What compels someone to leave their country of origin, which is the story before their departure? What happens to them on their journey to the new place, which is the story of getting from one place to another? And...

Wonder Valley

Wonder Valley
  • Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
  • Location(s): Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When a teen runs away from his father’s mysterious commune, he sets in motion a domino effect that will connect six characters desperate for hope and love, set across the sun-bleached canvas of Los Angeles. From the acclaimed author...

Wonderland Creek

Wonderland Creek
  • Author(s): Lynn Austin
  • Location(s): Kentucky, Acorn
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2nd half 20th century

Alice Grace Ripley lives in a dream world, her nose stuck in a book. But the happily-ever-after life she’s planned on suddenly falls apart when her boyfriend breaks up with her, accusing her of living in a world of...

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness
  • Author(s): Anne LaBastille
  • Location(s): Adirondacks
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1960s, 1970s

Many have dreamed of building a cabin in the wilderness and living there alone in the solitude of a region that is far from civilization. Here is the unusual story of a young wildlife ecologist who has done just...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street
  • Author(s): Romy Wood
  • Location(s): Cardiff
  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction

From http://wots1.eventbrite.co.uk: The homeless are dying: a pestilence is sweeping them off the streets, while the authorities herd the not-yet-dead into sinister ‘clinics’ in derelict industrial wastelands… until suddenly The Public is no longer immune. Word on the Street...

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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