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Christie Williamson is a poet, bookseller and editor with over 15 years of experience. He has delivered readings, talks and workshops to upper primary and secondary pupils, has worked in conjunction with schools, libraries, prisons, and literary festivals throughout Scotland and in the Americas. He is best known for his work in Shetlandic, both original poetry and translations.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Events can deliver
Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop
Audience can work with
Adults with additional support needs; Prisoners & young offenders; Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)
Topics of work
Activism & protest; Biography & memoir; Childhood; Class & society; Coasts, seas & oceans; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Family; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Island communities; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Politics; Religion & beliefs; Rural communities; Science; Translation; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts