Christine de Luca
Christine De Luca is one of
Scotland's foremost contemporary
poets, as well as a novelist and
translator, who writes in Shetland
dialect, a blend of Scots with
strong Norse influence, and in
English. She is presently the
(Poet Laureate) of Edinburgh.
Her poems have been translated
into Italian, Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish,
Finnish, Latvian, Estonian, Polish, Austrian-German and
The poems in this selection have been translated by the
poet from her native Shetlandic Scots.