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Scottish Writers Centre

A Night with Verve: Roshni Gallagher, Nasim Rebecca Asl & Tim Tim Cheng

Tue 7 March 2023

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3 writers: Roshni Gallagher, Nasim Rebecca Asl & Tim Tim Cheng

SWC / Verve

Following from their event at Lighthouse - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop we are delighted to host: "A Night with Verve: Roshni Gallagher, Nasim Rebecca Asl & Tim Tim Cheng".

Roshni Gallagher

Roshni Gallagher is launching Bird Cherry! Gallagher is a poet from Leeds living in Edinburgh. She is a winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2022 and a Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award 2022. Her work has appeared in a variety of literary publications including Best Scottish Poems, Gutter, New Writing Scotland, Propel, and more. In her work, she explores themes of nature, connection, and memory. Find her on twitter and instagram: @roshnigallagher or at

Nasim Rebecca Asl

Nasim Rebecca Asl is launching Nemidoonam. Asl is a Glasgow-based poet and journalist from Tyne and Wear. Her poetry has appeared in magazines including Poetry Wales, Gutter and Modern Poetry in Translation. In 2021 she was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for Poetry, and in 2022 was shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. She’s worked on projects with the Poetry Translation Centre, The Poetry Business and the Rugby League World Cup

Tim Tim Cheng

Tim Tim Cheng is launching Tapping At Glass. She is a poet and teacher from Hong Kong, currently based between Edinburgh and London. Her poems are published or anthologised in POETRY, The Rialto, Ambit, Cicada, Our Time is a Garden, and elsewhere. She has spoken in transnational literary panels across Asia-Pacific regions, the States, and the UK. Her latest appearances include the Hidden Door festival, and Loop, BBC Scotland. Named ‘one of the seven female poets to know in Hong Kong’ by Tatler Asia, she is also a William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship awardee, WRiCE fellow, and Roddy Lumsden Memorial Mentorship mentee.

Verve Poetry Press

Verve Poetry Press are a prize-winning #Brum based poetry indie making high octane collections and vervey pamphlets




Event Type


Talks & Events




7:00pm — 9:00pm




Tickets: Sliding scale £0-5


Wheelchair accessible

Relaxed event

Tickets no longer available