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Nabin Chhetri

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Contact: nabinsharvin@gmail.com
Local authority: Aberdeen City
Languages: English
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Nabin K Chhetri is a poet and writer based in Scotland. He graduated with an MSt in Creative Writing from Oxford University and a degree of MLitt in The Novel from the University of Aberdeen. (Specializing in prose and poetry).

Nabin is a creative writing tutor and has conducted workshops/readings in institutions including Oxford University and Robert Gordon University. He is officially recognized by Scottish Book Trust and is available for creative workshops.

His work, an extract of a novel, was recently selected by Our Voices, a joint competition launched by Creative Scotland and the Association of Scottish Literary Agents (ASLA)

Last year he was commissioned by Stanza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival. He has been chosen for various creative opportunities and has been a writer/poet in Residence in France, Spain, Italy and Scotland. His works have been awarded in Canada, Australia, Italy, India, Nepal, the U.K, U.S and Israel. He is the director of Mist and Mountain Residency.

He has signed a book deal with Eyewear Publishing for his collection, I, Father. The new collection is coming out in November 2023.

In addition to that, his previous poetry collection, Bini was published by the Red Mountain Press(US).

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Bilingual event; Mentoring; Multilingual event; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; People living with dementia; Vulnerable adults; Vulnerable older people; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Adolescence; Adventure; Ageing; Biography & memoir; Care experience; Characters of colour & BAME characters; Childhood; Contemporary fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Discrimination & prejudice; Drug addiction, alcoholism & substance abuse; Editing & editing your own work; Emigration & immigration; Environment & climate; Event production; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Fantasy; First experiences for younger readers; Food; Friendship; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Historical fiction; Human rights; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Nature; Poverty; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+