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Nabin K Chhetri

Nabin K Chhetri is a poet and a writer based in Scotland.  He graduated with a degree of M.St in  Creative Writing from Oxford University and a degree of M.Litt 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 various institutions including Oxford University and Robert Gordon University. He is officially recognized by the Scottish Book Trust and is available for creative workshops.
He has recently been commissioned by Stanza, “Scotland’s International Poetry Festival.”
He has been selected for various creative opportunities and has been a writer/poet in Residence in France, Spain, Italy and Scotland.  His works have been awarded from Canada, Australia, Italy, India, Nepal, U.K, U.S and Israel. He is the director of Mist and Mountain Residency.
(Writer/Poet)

•      M.St in Creative Writing – Oxford University

•      M.Litt in the Novel – University of Aberdeen

www.mistandmountain.co.uk

He has recently signed a book deal with Eyewear Publishing for his collection, “I, Father” https://blackspringpressgroup.com/blogs/news/eyewear-author-to-conduct-a-writing-retreat-in-kathmandu

emails: nabinsharvin@gmail.com

web: www.nabinkchhetri.com

•      M.St IN CREATIVE WRITING – OXFORD UNIVERSITY

•      M.Litt IN THE NOVEL – UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Commissioned by Stanza Festival

https://stanzapoetry.org/festival/poets-artists/chhetri

 FEATURED IN SCOTTISH BOOK TRUST AS AN AUTHOR:

http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/profile-author/122275

 Poem published in the  Modern Poetry in Translation Journal -Spring issue

 RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

        Commissioned by Stanza, “Scotland’s International Poetry Festival” 2020

        Shortlisted in the Writers & Artists Working-Class Writer’s Prize 2019

        Grant Received from Creative Scotland to write a poetry collection on Covid-19

        Won 2nd Prize in the Vancouver Tagore Poetry Competition-2018

         Grant received from Francis Reckitt Trust – 2018

         Selected for Faber Residency, Olot, Spain – 2019

         Award received from Author’s Contingency Fund – 2018

         Selected for the Hospitalfield Residency – 2019

         Received Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding 2017/18

         Received Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding 2016/17

         Name included in the Scottish Book Trust’s Live Literature Database

         Poem selected for the Edinburgh Poetry Festival – 2017

         Poem longlisted in the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Poetry Prize

         Peter’s Foundation Award – 2014(University of Oxford)

         Shortlisted for the Oxonian Review poetry prize 2015 – Oxford

         Achieved distinction for the Poetry Portfolio (University of Oxford)

         Discovery Award from The Red Mountain Press 2016(UU.S.

         Shortlisted for the Charles Pick Fellowship for Prose (University of East Anglia)

         Won the Madder Than We Look – Write Minds competition(UU.K. – 2015

         Represented Oxford University in the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival 2014

         Nosside International Poetry Award, Italy(2014)

         Nosside UNESCO Heritage Award( Italy 2011)

 

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: NEWS AND LINKS OF MY CREATIVE WORKS AND AWARDS

     MSt alumnus Nabin Chhetri’s poetry collection “Bini” to be published in 2016

      http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=944&

     MSt alumnus Nabin Chettri’s collection receives award from Red Mountain Press

      http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=1026&

     MSt alumnus Nabin Chhetri wins second Prize in the 2018 Vancouver Tagore Society Poetry Contest

     http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=1629&

    MSt alumnus Nabin Chhetri commissioned by Stanza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival

     http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=1899&

 

POETRY PROJECTS CONDUCTED THROUGH MIST AND MOUNTAIN RESIDENCY AS A DIRECTOR:

     Launched “Gerard Rochford Memorial Poetry Competition” in memory of local poet Gerard Rochford.

    The competition has been advertised in various national portals.

     National Poetry Library

     https://www.nationalpoetrylibrary.org.uk/write-publish/competitions/gerard-rochford-poetry-

      prize-2021

      Evening Express

      https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/poetry-competition-launched-in-memory-      

      of-aberdeen-   wordsmith/

       National Association of Writer’s in Education

       https://www.nawe.co.uk/DB/competitions-and-submissions/the-gerard-rochford-poetry-prize-

        2021.html?  ps=M.46CWpPccfWN6Nbmg03Ex7HsjX_O_

       Scottish Book Trust:

     https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/writing-and-authors/opportunities-for-writers

      Conducted Q&A with New York times bestselling author Marti Leimbach.

      https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=117377270378686&set=a.110176464432100

      Conducted an Author Talk session with Amal Chatterjee, Oxford University

       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8cWaWVC-0Q&t=3748s

      Conducted an Open Mic with various UK and International poets

TEACHING WORKSHOP CONDUCTED:

         Invited for a formal reading to the delivered to the M.St Creative Writing 2nd-year student on

         September 29,  2019, at Oxford University

         Poetry Workshop conducted at the Mile End School. The session was funded by the Scottish Book

         Trust and had more than forty participants.

         Poetry Workshop conducted on February 8, 2018, at the Robert Gordon University.

         The participants were the  students of the same University

         https://rgucwps.wordpress.com/2018/02/09/recap-of-session-nine-and-special-          thanks/

        Poetry workshop conducted at the NHAS hall, kettock Lodge, Bridge of Dawn on the theme

       “Writing nature through Poetry”. The Scottish Book Trust funded this event.

         Invited for a formal reading on September 29, 2019, at the Oxford University.

         Workshop conducted on the theme, “Sense over Sectarianism” in Aberdeen and supported by the

         Glasgow City  Council.

         Grant offered by the Glasgow City Council to for the “Sense over Sectarianism” Workshop 2019

         Conducted a workshop on “Sense over Sectarianism” funded by the Glasgow City Council 2019

         Conducted a workshop on “Poetry and Mental Health” funded by the Scottish Book Trust 2019

         Conducted a workshop on writing at the Faber Residency, Spain in November 2019 funded by the

         Faber Residency, Olot, Spain.

         Ran a Poetry workshop,” Love Poems” at the Robert Gordon University on February 20 2020.

WRITING RESIDENCY

          Sainte Valiere, France – I was at Sainte Valiere, France as a resident Poet in May 2018.

          Selected for the Hospitalfield Residency (Scotland) in May 2019

          Selected as a writer-in-residence for Faber Residency, Spain, November 2019

          Chosen as a writer-in-residence at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland in July 2021.

WORKS SELECTED FOR EDINBURGH POETRY FESTIVAL:

The poem ‘Father’ selected as the best poem from the Scottish Pen Anthology to be read in the Edinburgh Festival 2017.

  PUBLISHED BOOK:

A Poetry Collection entitled, “Bini” from The Red Mountain Press, Santa Fe, (UU.S.. The book was awarded “The Discovery poetry prize 2015”.

http://redmountainpress.us

A Collection of Poetry was published from Writer’s Forum India. Details available:

http://nationallibrary.gov.in/showdetails.php?id=12313

 FEATURED AT UNIVERSITY’S WEBSITE:

http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=944

 NEWS ABOUT DISCOVERY AWARD 2016 IN UNIVERSITY’S WEBSITE:

http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=1026&

WINNING THE VANCOUVER’S TAGORE POETRY PRIZE

http://blogs.conted.ox.ac.uk/mstcw/?p=1629

Talk on Creative Writing:

https://youtu.be/4K2lRbFKfiw

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