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Letters to a Beekeeper

Letters to a Beekeeper
  • Author(s): Alys Fowler, Steve Benbow
  • Location(s): Birmingham, London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

This the story of how, over the course of a year, Alys, the Guardian gardening writer, learns how to keep bees; and Steve, the urban beekeeper, learns how to plant a pollinator-friendly garden. Part beautifully designed coffee-table book, part...

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Lockdown

Lockdown
  • Author(s): Peter May
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Horror
  • Era(s): Modern

‘They said that twenty-five percent of the population would catch the flu. Between seventy and eighty percent of them would die. He had been directly exposed to it, and the odds weren’t good.’ A CITY IN QUARANTINE London, the...

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London Belongs to Us

London Belongs to Us
  • Author(s): Sarra Manning
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Twelve hours, two boys, one girl . . . and a whole lot of hairspray. Seventeen-year-old Sunny’s always been a little bit of a pushover. But when she’s sent a picture of her boyfriend kissing another girl, she knows...

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Offshore

Offshore
  • Author(s): Penelope Fitzgerald
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Novella
  • Era(s): 1961

Offshore possesses perfect, very odd pitch. In just over 130 pages of the wittiest and most melancholy prose, Penelope Fitzgerald illuminates the lives of “creatures neither of firm land nor water”–a group of barge-dwellers in London’s Battersea Reach, circa...

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Plague

Plague
  • Author(s): Julie Anderson
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

There are many ways to die. Plague is just one of them. Work on a London tube line is halted by the discovery of an ancient plague pit and, within it, a very recent corpse. A day later another...

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Ragdoll

Ragdoll
  • Author(s): Daniel Cole
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Thriller

Believe the hype. Sold in over 32 countries and counting, RAGDOLL is the standout thriller of the year. A body is discovered with the dismembered parts of six victims stitched together like a puppet, nicknamed by the press as...

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Single in the City

Single in the City
  • Author(s): Michele Gorman
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

It’s official. Hannah has left her friends and family in the US behind and is following her dream. To live in London. Unfortunately she’s completely unprepared for what’s in store. She’s going to find: 1. Her dream guy. A...

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Spitalfields Life

Spitalfields Life
  • Author(s): The Gentle Author
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Late 2000s

“I am going to write every single day and tell you about my life here in Spitalfields at the heart of London…” Drawing comparisons with Pepys, Mayhew and Dickens, the gentle author of Spitalfields Life has gained an extraordinary...

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Summary Justice

Summary Justice
  • Author(s): John Fairfax
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Suspense
  • Era(s): Eaerly 21st Century

The last time Tess de Vere saw William Benson she was a law student on work experience. He was a twenty-one year old, led from the dock of the Old Bailey to begin a life sentence for murder. He’d...

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Sweet Sorrow

Sweet Sorrow
  • Author(s): David Nicholls
  • Location(s): London, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1997

One life-changing summer Charlie meets Fran… In 1997, Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don’t remember in the school photograph. His exams have not gone well. At home he is looking after his father, when surely it...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020