Armitage shortlisted for Keats-Shelley Prize

<p>Simon Armitage has been shortlisted for the 2010 Keats-Shelley Prize for his poem on this year&#39;s theme of ice. Faber published the northern poet&#39;s latest collection, <em>Shooting Stars</em>, this May. </p><p>The awards&mdash;now in their 13th year&mdash;were established by the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and were created to encourage poets and essayists to write on Romantic themes and to draw from Romantic inspirations. </p><p>The full shortlist consists of poetry by Chris Edgoose, Charles Evans, Pat Winslow, Annemarie Austin, Gill Learner, Victor Tanner, Maitreyabandhu, Pat Borthwick, Martyn Crucefix, Emma Harding and Judy Brown and essays by Paul Keen, Andrew Lacey, Stacey McDowell, Emily Hockley and Cassandra Gorman. <br /><br />The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the British Academy in central London on the 13th October. The winning entries will be made available for publication. <br /> </p>