Trafika Europe 1 - Northern Idyll

Five poems

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 Makar (Poet Laureate) of Edinburgh.

Her poems have been translated into Italian, Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Latvian, Estonian, Polish, Austrian-German and Welsh.

The poems in this selection have been translated by the poet from her native Shetlandic Scots.


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