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
The competition is open to any nationality provided the entrant is over the age of 18 years at the time of the closing date.The short story should have a maximum of 2,500 words. Food and Drink must be at the heart of the tale.Entry fee: £10 for each submitted short story.The winner will receive £10,000.
The competition is open to illustrators over the age of 18, both student and professional.Entrants are asked to submit three illustrations for Love Poems, selected and edited by Imtiaz Dharker.Standard entry: £25Student entry: £15If you win, you will be commissioned to produce a further six full-page illustrations and a binding for the book which will be published by The Folio Society, for which you will be paid £5,000.