The Creative Conversations Speaker series returns for its third year. All events are free and open to the public.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow. All events are free & open to the public.

Poet Nadine Aisha Jassat

Poet Nadine Aisha Jassat

Creative Conversations
Date: Monday 11 March 2019
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Category: Public lectures
Speaker: Nadine Aisha Jassat
Website: www.gla.ac.uk/events/creativeconversations/

Nadine Aisha Jassat (Nadine Aisha) is a writer, creative practitioner and educator in the field of challenging Gender -Based Violence, known for combining the creative arts with social justice. In 2017 she was named as one of '30 Inspiring Women Under 30' by YWCA Scotland, and in 2018 she was awarded a prestigious New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust, and shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. Her debut collection, Let Me Tell You This, is forthcoming from 404 Ink in March 2019. She has been published widely online and in print; including by New Writing Scotland, Litro Magazine, The British Council's 'Discover' Project (for which she won the UK Open Call), 404 ink's acclaimed Nasty Women, and she has appeared at numerous literary festivals including Aye Write: Glasgow's Festival of Literature, and Edinburgh International Book Festival.

As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series poet and educator Nadine Aisha Jassat comes to campus to chat about her writing. Bring your lunch and burning questions!

Sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow

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