Founded in 1903, we maintain and support the Keats-Shelley House at 26 Piazza di Spagna, Rome, where the English poet John Keats died in 1821. As part of our ongoing committment to poetry lovers, we publish the scholarly Keats-Shelley Review and run the annual Keats-Shelley and Young Romantic Writing Prizes to find the most promising poets and essayists from around the world.


2021’s Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes are Open

The theme of our annual Poetry and Essay writing competitions is 'Writ in Water'. Watch our new trailer.

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Bright Star - A Keats-Shelley200 Concert in Rome

An online KS200 Concert at Keats-Shelley House in Rome to commemorate the Bicentenary of Keats' journey to 26 Piazza di Spagna.

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Become a Friend

By becoming a Friend of KSMA you will directly support the Keats-Shelley House in Rome which receives no public funding. You will also be a member of an association of people who share an interest in the Romantics.

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