Nadine Aisha Jassat is a writer, poet and creative practitioner whose work addresses themes of voice, storytelling, and social justice. She has extensive experience running creative writing and creative activism workshops, including workshops which combine creative writing and drama. She offers a broad range of creative writing workshops, including those focusing on finding and developing your voice and stories, engaging with social justice and writing for political change, poetry and writing from life, as well as site-specific creative writing workshops; for example writing in nature, or in response to place or space.
Nadine has worked with schools, community groups, arts organisations, and universities. As a performance poet and public speaker, Nadine has read her work and chaired event across the UK, including sold out solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Just Festival, and speaking at Edinburgh International Book Festival, Aye Write, and StAnza: Scotland's International Poetry Festival.
Nadine's creative writing workshops are friendly, accessible, and stimulating, and aim to meet learners where they are on their journeys and help them develop and grow. She is a powerful and dynamic public speaker, and compassion, engagement and communication are at the core of her practice. (Photo credit: Chris Scott)