May 2005

KSMA Prize

THE KEATS – SHELLEY MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION invites applications for the
Keats-Shelley PRIZE 2005.

Supported by the John S. Cohen Foundation and The School of English, University of St Andrews. 2005

Chairman of Judges: Stephen Fry, – Author, Actor, Comedian, Film Director.
Judging Panel: Matthew Sweeney, John Hartley-Williams (Poetry). Professor
Peter Kitson, Dr Seamus Perry (Essays).

Two competitions, open to all: an essay and a poem. £3,000 IN PRIZES The winners’ work will be published. The essay can be on any aspect of Keats’s or Shelley’s work or life, and should be of 2,000 - 3,000 words, including quotations. Preference will be given to entries showing originality of thought and written in a clear and accessible style. All sources must be acknowledged. The poem (which may be a narrative) must be original, unpublished and not a parody. It should focus on a Romantic theme associated with ‘ghosts’. It may be of any length up to 50 lines.

Other conditions of entry: