Lead Review

  • Book: The Africa Bar
  • Location: Zanzibar
  • Author: Nick Maes



This book is a gem. It captures the sights, sounds and smells of Zanzibar beautifully and depicts the fragile relaionship between Carla – an old English woman – and Musa with real skill. I loved it. Micke Newall

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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