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Christie Williamson

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
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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.

(Photo credit: Hazel Frew)

Local authorities can visit

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

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+