In this final entry, placement student Charlotte gives an overview of Harpies & Quines and the changes in the magazine from the first to the last magazine published in 1994, right before International Women’s Day.
Harpies & Quines celebrated its first birthday (No. 7 June/July 1993) with an edition filled to the brim with women’s writings – a testimonial to show the incredible amount of fictional writing sent to them by their readers, and the importance of giving space to these voices when the literary establishment didn’t.
The tone of Harpies & Quines is one of solidarity and unity, appealing to Scottish women and feminists to stand together. For this post, I would like to give space to magazine no. 5, February/March 1993.
Hi! I’m Charlotte, 25, currently doing an MLitt in Gender Studies at the University of Stirling. For my research placement, I am delving into the world of the 1990’s Scottish feminism (which is a bit daunting, as I’m Norwegian). This is 1 of 4 posts for my blog-series revolving around the magazine I’m focusing on in […]