Christine De Luca writes in English and Shetlandic, her mother tongue. She was appointed Edinburgh's Makar (poet laureate) for 2014-2017. Besides several children’s stories and one novel, she has had seven poetry collections and five bilingual volumes published (French, Italian, Icelandic, Norwegian and English). She’s participated in many festivals here and abroad and in numerous translation activities. Her poems have been selected four times for the Best Scottish Poems of the Year for the Scottish Poetry Library online anthologies. She particularly enjoys collaborating with composers and musicians.
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