Chatwin Project

A travel writing competition

‘To lose a passport was the least of one’s worries. To lose a notebook was a catastrophe’

Bruce Chatwin

Are you the next generation’s travel writer? Do you have a travel story to tell? Write it, draw it, photograph it and share it to be in with a chance of winning a travel kit from Moleskine and Vintage, and having your work published on Cereal.

Bruce Chatwin reinvented travel writing in the 1970s and 80s with books such as The Songlines and In Patagonia. Now it’s your turn.

30 years on from the publication of The Songlines, Vintage and Cereal, supported by Moleskine, celebrated Chatwin’s work with a global contest for the innovative travel storytellers of today.

The winning entry was ‘Life in Valparaiso’ by Zoe Baillargeon and is published on

Thank you to everyone who entered.  

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‘They wrapped the whole world in a web of song; and at last, when the Earth was sung, they felt tired’

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