Lead Review

  • Book: Coming Through Slaughter
  • Location: New Orleans
  • Author: Michael Ondaatje

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Content

‘A beautifully detailed story, perhaps the finest jazz novel ever written’ Sunday Times
‘The downtown world of bars, whores, streetlife bursting with music is evoked so vividly, so pungently you seem to breathe in the atmosphere … I haven’t been so excited by a new writer for a long time’ Time Out

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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