Press and Publications

'Daughter of Stories', in It's Not About the Burqa, ed: Mariam Khan (Picador, February 2019)


May 2020

Nadine Aisha Jassat appears as guest on BBC Radio Scotland, discussing performing during lockdown and reviewing Riz Ahmed's short film, THE LONG GOODBYE. 

May 2020

Best Scottish Poems 2019: Nadine Aisha Jassat's 'The Years'

Edited by Roseanne Watt, this year's Best Scottish Poems includes Nadine Aisha Jassat's 'The Years' from Let Me Tell You This. 

April 2020

Platypus Press Presents: Nadine Aisha Jassat 

Nadine performs online for Platypus Press, introduced by Carlos Andrés Gómez(Hijito)

March 2020

Cape Talk Radio: On The Couch with Nadine Aisha Jassat

Nadine Aisha Jassat talks to Pippa Hudson of Cape Town's Cape Talk Radio.

November 2019

New Release: Film Poem of Nadine Aisha Jassat's 'Mother'

Made by Jinling Wu with Flute music by Hannah Lee.

November 2019

Top 19 for 2019: Nadine Aisha Jassat named as no.12 in The List Magazine's Hot 100

October 2019

'These writers open up the world to you and give you the world back'. Nadine Aisha Jassat named in Jackie Kay's list of 10 compelling BAME poets working in the UK. 

As part of the International Literature Showcase, as featured in the Guardian. 

October 2019

Publication: Nadine Aisha Jassat featured in Islands Are But Mountains: New Poetry From the United Kingdom

Order your copy of this anthology from Platypus Press.

October 2019

Publication: 'On Vulnerability', Issue One: The Ampersand Magazine

'My relationship with vulnerability is not a ‘done-deal’ but rather a daily, perhaps life-long, journey...' Read more.

September 2019

Publication: Gutter Magazine Issue 20

Buy online or at select bookshops.

August 2019

News: Nadine Aisha Jassat Named as One of Ten Writers selected for Edinburgh International Book Festival's Outriders Africa

Full information available here.

June 2019

News: Nadine Aisha Jassat Shortlisted for Outstanding Literature in the Herald Scottish Culture Awards

Nadine Aisha Jassat's Let Me Tell You This shortlisted alongside Chris McQueer and Donald S Murray for the Herald Culture Awards 2019.

April 2019

Short Story for the Scottish Book Trust: 'The Big Bang'

"When this kind of blether gets too much, it can feel like there isn’t enough space inside my head for all the thoughts that stream out of my mind in a pulsating expansion. I become my own personal, exploding star...." Read more via the Scottish Book Trust. 

June 2019

Feature: Baring Your Soul Documentary 

Made by Stirling University Students, watch this documentary interviewing and sharing film poetry from spoken word performers in Scotland. 

April 2019

Review: Aisha Ali Khan Reviews Let Me Tell You This for She Speaks, We Hear

'It will break your heart, soar your spirits and have you demanding more'. Read the full review.

March 2019

Interview: Nadine Aisha Jassat meets Scots Whay Hae Podcast

Tell It Like it Is: The Scots Whay Hae Podcast.

February 2019

Review: The List Magazine on Let Me Tell You This 

"a debut collection that marks a brilliant addition to Scotland's poetry landscape". Read more. 

January 2019

'Hopscotch' featured in First Minister's National Advisory Council on Women and Girl's Report

Read the report, presented to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

December 2018

Video: Nadine Aisha Jassat writes for Young Scot, A Recipe for Place

Watch Nadine read her commissioned poem as part of Young Scot's The Poetry Chain. 

November 2018

NO.49: The List's Hot 100

Nadine named in the List's Hot 100 Arts and Culture Contributors 2019. Read more. 

April 2018

Shortlisted: Outspoken Prize for Poetry In Film

'Hopscotch' shortlisted for the Outspoken London Prize for Poetry (Poetry in Film). Read more.

August 2018

Shortlist: Nadine Aisha Jassat shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award

Jassat joins four others in the running for the UK's largest poetry prize.  

January 2018

Winner: British Council Open Call, Discover Project 

Nadine Aisha Jassat's piece 'Jacaranda' wins the British Council Open Call for their discover project. Read more. 

January 2018

New Writers' Award for Fiction

Nadine Aisha Jassat among 2018 winners of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers' Award. 

Poetry and Flute: Let Me Tell You This launch, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh. Photo: Chris Scott. 

Poster: Hopscotch

Publication: feat. in Islands Are But Mountains: An Anthology of New Poetry from the United Kingdom, Platypus Press

Commission: Spine Poetry For Book Week Scotland. Photo Credit: Rob McDougall. 

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Publication: feat. in The Scores Issue 5.

Publication: feat. in Ceremony, by Tapsalteerie. 

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