The competition is open to any writer, regardless of nationality, aged 18 or older, who has never been the author of any published novel.You may submit one manuscript written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes has to be at the heart of the story.The competition is free to enter.The winning manuscript will be published by Minotaur Books. The winner will receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.
UNESCO is organising a photography contest with the theme 'Reveal the Silk Roads'. The contest is open to everyone between 14 and 25 years old.The competition is free to enter.• 1st prize: A professional digital single-lens reflex camera equipped with 18-55mm lens• 2nd prize: Semi-professional digital camera• 3rd prize: Digital camera