Writer Gillian Shirreffs uses writing as a way to help manage chronic pain, here she shares some taster writing exercises with us that we can try at home.
Following the exhibition Home Where Home Is Not in summer 2019, we have produced a digital exhibition catalogue which you can download for free from our website.
In Summer 2019 Laura and Katie, Production Coordinators, hosted a ‘This Is Who We Are’ event talking about some of the ways that events, exhibitions and projects proposed by partners can become part of the Glasgow Women’s Library programme. Below you’ll find information on GWL’s work, especially in relation to events and exhibitions, and how […]
Ahead of this years Take One Action film festival (and our partnership event Disruption is Fertile) we hear from Executive Director Tamara Van Strijthem who reflects on the importance of female voices being at the very heart of the festival, both behind and in front of the camera.
One of the very well-utilised reference books at GWL is the Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. First published in 2006, the second edition published in 2018 features nearly 200 new entries and we are delighted that next week we host an event to mark The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women.
In this blog post we hear from Tobey who has been on a student placement at GWL since October 2018. In Tobey’s last week at the library she shares with us her experiences supporting the Hannah Leighton-Boyce and Ruth Barker exhibition.
Ahead of the first research workshop ‘Hitherto Unknown’ we launch a call out for books in Tillie Olsen’s reading lists to help complete the collection at Glasgow Women’s Library.
We are delighted to hear from Take One Action Film Festival’s Executive Director Tamara Van Strijthem as they launch their 11th film festival, which includes a fully booked event ‘Women Making Change’ at GWL later this month.
Founded in 2016, ROAR stands for Represent, Object, Advocate, Rewrite. ROAR is a group working to combat inequality in Scottish writing and publishing. More details on the group will be available soon. Upcoming activities with ROAR: Thursday 23rd August, Take Over Tent, Edinburgh International Book Festival, 11am to 12.30pm Time To ROAR: Time is up […]
Adele Patrick is a Guest Selector at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. Adele has curated a series of panel discussions for the ‘Revolting Women’ programming strand, as well as a GWL Herland special, and the three day Take Over Tent for Revolting Women! Find out more below about what to expect at this year’s festival, and to learn where you can find us and how to take part.