Northern Alchemy

Cover of 'Northern Alchemy'

Northern Alchemy is a bi-lingual collection of 40 poems, each in the original Shetlandic, along with a version in English.

The poems have been selected from several of Christine De Luca's collections along with some previously unpublished poems. It was published in 2020 by Patrician Press, Essex.

The cover image is by Wendy Bailey, an artist working in Colchester.

Poems from the book

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  • "A selection, spanning the time-frame and spectrum of her writing career"Laureen Johnson
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