As Editor

As well as editing her own poetry collections, Christine has edited other poets' work.

Watching Sunlight

The Shore Poets presented the annual Mark Ogle Memorial Award for twelve years. It memorialised Mark's body of work with a selected poet responding to one of his poems.

Christine edited the anthology Watching Sunlight - Poems from Twelve Years of the Mark Ogle Memorial Award which celebrates Mark's poems and the recipients of the award. It was published in 2019 by Shore Poets, Edinburgh

The Café Review

Christine acted as co-editor with Steve Luttrell for the 2017 Scottish edition of The Café Review - an American poetry journal. It included poems from a wide range of Scottish poets. The publication was launched at an event in Scotland in July 2017.The Café Review, 2017

Poems for the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Christine compiled a small pamphlet of poems by local poets entitled Poems for the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology (PDF Download, 2.3Mb).Museums and Galleries Edinburgh, 2017

Arc o Möns

Arc o Möns is a collection of translations of Federico García Lorca's poetry. Originally written in Spanish, Lorca's poems have been translated into Shetland dialect by Christie Williamson.Hansel Co-operative Press, 2009

Joy o Creation

Joy o Creation - favourite poems old and new in Shetland dialect and English, by Stella Sutherland.Hansel Co-operative Press, 2008


Treeds - poems in Shetland dialect, by Laureen Johnson.Hansel Co-operative Press, 2007

There's a Poem to be Made

There's a Poem to be Made - in celebration of Stewart Conn's 70th birthday was co-edited by Christine with Ian McDonough.Shore Poets, Edinburgh, 2006


  • "One of the charms of the poems in this collection is the recurring sense of the personalised and the 'occasional'."Daisy Mackenzie, 2007
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