KEATS-SHELLEY house poetry PRIZE 2015 - the winners

June 15, 2015

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up in the twenty-fourth annual Keats-Shelley House poetry prize for children and young people, and special thanks to this year’s guest judge John Challis, who flew all the way from Newcastle to join us for the ceremony at the House on 5 June 2015.

The winners will all have their poems published in Wanted in Rome, together with an article by John Challis on the process of choosing this year’s winners, but in the meantime the names of all the winners and runners-up are below, and their poems can be read here


Italian 5-9

1) Francesco Maria Nocita

8

Istituto Maria Consolatrice, Rome

I Colori della natura

2) Lucrezia Lepri

9

Britannia Int. School, Rome

Colori

English 5-9

1) Ettore Celestini

8

Castelli Int. School, Castelli Romani

My Colourful Day

2) Henry (Hank) Drucker

9

St. George's British Int. School, Rome

In… Or Out?

Italian 10-13

1) Pietro Di Penta

10

St. George's British Int. School, Rome

La Città abbandonata

2) Camille Wefers Bettink

13

Ambrit International School, Rome

Città abbandonate

English 10-13

1) Valentina Dalla Rosa

12

Scuola Media M. Malpighi, Bologna

The Last Heartbeat

2) Giulia Mombello

13

St. George's British Int. School, Rome

The Burned City

Italian 14-18

1) Emanuele Taiani

17

Istituto Leopoldo Pirelli, Rome

Distopia

2) Leonardo Campi

16

Liceo Classico Augusto, Rome

Giovane ossessione

English 14-18

1) Oliver Francesco Riccetti

18

Polo Liceale Saffo, Roseto degli Abruzzi (Teramo)

The Last Nimrud Breath

2) Veronica Di Leo

17

Liceo Classico Fascitelli, Isernia

Damned Children