KEATS-SHELLEY PRIZE AND YOUNG ROMANTICS PRIZE 2017

November 21, 2016

KEATS-SHELLEY PRIZE AND YOUNG ROMANTICS PRIZE 2017 

The Keats-Shelley Memorial Association is delighted to launch the Keats-Shelley Prize and Young Romantics Prize 2017, details of which can be found here http://www.keats-shelley.co.uk/the-keats-shelley-prize 

The 2017 Prizes celebrate the theme 'To a Friend', commemorating the 200th anniversary of the publication of John Keats's first published volume of work. Several of the poems in this collection are dedicated to the poet's brothers and to his friends, and reflect on the writer's relationships, as he transformed from young medical trainee to young Romantic poet.  

JUDGES PANEL 

The Chair of Judges is Baroness Floella Benjamin. 

Poems: Matthew Sweeney and Jo Shapcott 

Essays: Professor Simon Bainbridge and Professor Sharon Ruston