Christie Williamson

Christie Williamson
Christie Williamson
Christie Williamson

Biography

Summary

Christie Williamson is a Shetland-born poet and editor now living in Glasgow. 

Full Biography

Christie Williamson spent his formative years on Yell, the second biggest island in Shetland. He studied at the University of Stirling between 1994 and 1999, and has lived in Glasgow since 2002.
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, his translations of Federico Garcia Lorca's poetry into Shetland dialect, was published in 2009 by Hansel Co-operative Press. It was the joint winner of the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award in May 2010. His first full collection of poems,  Oo an Feddirs, was published in 2015 by Luath Press.
Williamson  is Scots poetry editor of Tapsalteerie Press and part of the current team at Tell it Slant Books.

Poems by Christie Williamson