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We Are GWL: Kathryn, Katie and Niamh

Kathryn, Katie and Niamh are all part of the team. Find out more about what they do, what they enjoy (and don’t enjoy so much) about Glasgow Women’s Library.

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We are GWL: Kate

Kate is a volunteer on Front of House. Next time you pop in she might be the one greeting you!

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We Are GWL: Heather

Meet Heather, a volunteer who is part of our Front of House team.

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We Are GWL: Tasha and Clare

We Are GWL is a way of providing introductions to our amazing volunteers and workers who make the library what it is. Find out what you can do, see and be through reading our volunteers stories. Interview and photography by Jessica S.U.

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We Are GWL: Zefi and Amaia

We Are GWL is a way of providing introductions to our amazing volunteers and workers who make the library what it is. Find out what you can do, see and be through reading our volunteers stories. Interview and photography by Jessica S.U.

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Monstress volume 1 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

  The realms of fantasy and sci-fi have been ,until recently, overwhelming masculine genres of fiction ,despite the impact of those like Le Guin and Atwood, as well as genres in which alternative worlds tended to be the creation of someone white. C.S Lewis and Tolkien writing works after their elite educations at Oxford in […]

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The Time In Between:A Memoir of Hunger and Hope by Nancy Tucker.

  The Time In Between: A Memoir of Hunger and Hope is an amazing personal account by the author, Nancy Tucker, about their experiences during their youth as someone with anorexia, bulimia, anxiety and more. It is a work which is written in a thoughtful and poetic style with play style interludes depicting scenes from […]

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Trans/Forming Feminisms:Trans-Feminist Voices Speak Out edited by Krista Scott-Dixon

      Trans/Forming Feminisms: Trans-Feminist Voices Speak Out is a new anthology of works overseen by the editor Krista Scott-Dixon ,a feminist women’s studies scholar who has a PhD and has created a variety of resources for transgender people as well as courses about feminism and transgender issues. Its a crucial work that shows […]

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By The Time You Read This I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters.

  The award-winning YA novel By The Time You Read This I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters is a fantastic book and for me personally almost a bit scary. The reason for this is that from the age of thirteen to sixteen, I was Daelyn, the protagonist of the novel.   Julie Anne Peters […]

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Lucy’s Story:Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman.

Lucy’s Story:Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman is an incredible memoir which charts the aforementioned author’s life as someone with autism who had an inability to communicate well for much of their upbringing.   Her work considers how the perspective of the world from someone with autism who is made mute by it is […]

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