Participants: Christine De Luca(Photo: Veronica Rocks)
Christine De Luca lives in Edinburgh but was born and brought up in Shetland. She is a prize winning poet writing in both English and Shetlandic. She has had four collections of poetry published, Voes & Sounds (1994), Wast Wi Da Valkyries (1997), Plain Song (2002) and Parallel Worlds (2005), and won the poetry Prix du Livre Insulaire 2007 for a bilingual Selected. She particularly enjoys translating the work of other poets into Shetlandic. Christine is a member of a cooperative, Hansel, which promotes art and literature in Orkney and Shetland and convener of Shore Poets, Edinburgh.
Her website is at www.christinedeluca.co.uk
The Hansel Press can be found at www.hanselcooperativepress.co.uk
StAnza 2010 Events:
Sat 20 March | Rhythms from Shetland
Music & Verse from Shetland: Christine De Luca, Lise Sinclair & Christie Williamson
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre