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Participants: Christie Williamson

Christie Williamson

Christie Williamson spent his formative years in Yell, the second biggest island in Shetland. His poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies across Scotland and have been commended in competitions. In 2008–9 he was one of four mentees in St Mungo’s Mirrorball’s inaugural Clydebuilt mentoring scheme. Arc o Möns, translations of Federico Garcia Lorca’s poetry into the Shetland dialect was published in 2009 by Hansel Co-operative Press.

StAnza 2010 Events:

Sat 20 March | Showcase
Clydebuilt Poets Reading: Gordon McInnes, Chloe Morrish, Susan Rosser, Christie Williamson
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Council Chamber

Sat 20 March | Rhythms from Shetland
Music & Verse from Shetland: Christine De Luca, Lise Sinclair & Christie Williamson
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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