Joy o Creation (2008)

Stella Sutherland’s poetry chapbook Joy o Creation was published by Hansel in May 2008. As for Treeds the pamphlet is hand-finished, with a pull-out section in the middle, this time with a selection of family poems.

Published in an edition of 300 numbered copies, it contains some of Stella’s best-loved poems and some new poems as well. She is a major voice in Shetland’s long poetic tradition.


“As with Hansel’s earlier publication of Laureen Johnson’s poems, the book is a physical joy in itself…Between the covers lies a treasury of poems capturing the essence of Stella Sutherland’s life’s work as a poet.”
Review of ‘Joy o Creation’, Karen Eunson, The New Shetlander, 2008