Photo: Rob McDougall

Photo: Rob McDougall

Nadine Aisha Jassat

Nadine Aisha Jassat is a writer and poet based in Scotland. She has appeared at numerous festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and Aye Write: Glasgow’s Book Festival. She has been published online and in print, including her debut poetry pamphlet Still, and in 404 Ink’s highly acclaimed anthology Nasty Women. Her spoken-word piece ‘Hopscotch’, was made into a film-poem by Roxana Vilk in 2017, and in 2018 she received a prestigious New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust. She was recently named as one of 30 inspiring young women under 30 in Scotland.


WINNER British Council Open Call for New Writing from the UK and Turkey – winning story from the UK: Jacaranda, by Nadine Aisha Jassat

Scottish Book trust New Writers Award 2018

Published by Litro Magazine, flash fiction Feb 2018 :

Published by Hold My Purse Project, 2017

Published by Dangerous women project, 2016 :

Published by 404 Ink, 2017

Published by new writing Scotland, 2017

Filmpoem, Hopscotch by Roxana Vilk, premiered at Women of the Lens Film Festival, November 2017

Still, poetry pamphlet by Appletree Writers Press, 2016

YWCA Scotland Writer in Residence – 2016 – 17 – first ever person to get this

Appletree Writers Press emerging writer 2014