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Digital Poetry Slam Champion

The winner of Open the Door 2020’s Digital Slam is Jenny Lester! Open the Door’s first spoken word event was brought to life by this year’s four shortlisted poets, who have christened our first Digital Slam with the most engaging display of word-skills we could have wished for. From fantastically elemental women via explorations around […]

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Calm Slam Winner and Runner-Up

Discover the winner and runner-up of the first ever GWL Digital Calm Slam.

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Ecofeminist Reads with Rebecca Jones

PhD researcher Rebecca Jones introduces us to her research and recommends some ecofeminist reading as part of Open the Door 2020. Hello! I’m Rebecca Jones, and I’m the coordinator of the Book Group and a volunteer at GWL. I’m also a PhD researcher at the University of Strathclyde, and I’ve been asked to tell you […]

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Motherhood, Environment, Futurity in the GWL Library Collection

At the end of 2010, PhD student Georgia Walton joined us for a placement from the the University of Leeds. During her time with us, Georgia researched the way that texts in the GWL library collection explore the intersection of three themes: motherhood, environment and futurity. In this blog post that explains more about her […]

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#StillSeeingThings

Over the next few weeks, we want to do as much as we can to create this sense of community online. That’s why we want to take our Seeing Things group online with #StillSeeingThings. We’ll be showcasing the work and exhibitions of organisations from around the world, as well as things from our own building.

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Spring 2020 Programme Out Now

Our Spring 2020 Programme is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL or take a look on our website.

Concepción Felix de Calderón

Concepción Felix de Calderon was born in the Philippines in 1884 and founded the Feminist Association of the Philippines in 1905.

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The Distant Bodies E-Zine

We’re thrilled to share The Distant Bodies, an online e-zine made by Glasgow Women’s Library’s Summer Create and Connect Group, 2019

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Readers of Colour Meets Fringe of Colour

Jazmin, the Glasgow Women’s Library’s Readers of Colour Intern, tells us about the programme’s partnership with Fringe of Colour.

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Announcing Our Bold Types 2018 Winners!

We’re delighted to announce that the winners of our Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2018 are Meg Macleod and Jay Andrew.