The Keats-Shelley Prize 2015 is for essays and poems on romantic themes. It encourages writers to respond creatively to the work of the Romantics.
There is £4,000 in prize money.
Poems must not exceed 40 lines. They should focus on the theme Watcher of the Skies and should not be a pastiche.
Essays, on any aspect of the work or lives of the Romantics and their circles, should not exceed 3,000 words including quotations, and should be written in a clear accessible style. All sources must be acknowledged.
There’s also a new essay class for 16-18 year olds. Submit essays of up to 1,500 words in this category, including quotations.
Closing on the 1st of February 2015.
Entry Fee: £5.00 per entry. You may enter up to two poems and/or two essays.
The 16-18 essay class is free.