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Nasim Rebecca Asl

Nasim Rebecca Asl is a Glasgow-based poet and journalist. Originally from Washington, Tyne and Wear, her work has been published widely in magazines and anthologies including in New Writing Scotland, Poetry Wales, Modern Poetry in Translation. She received a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for Poetry in 2021 and was shortlisted for the 2022 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. Nasim has worked on projects with the likes of The Poetry Translation Centre, The Poetry Business and the Rugby League World Cup. Nasim has appeared at numerous festivals, including Edinburgh International Book Festival, StAnza Poetry Festival, Leeds Poetry Festival and Verve Poetry Festival. She teaches workshops and chairs events at book festivals. Her debut pamphlet Nemidoonam was released by Verve Poetry Press in February 2023.