Libby Thomas

House of Three Book Launch!

House of Three aims to create beautiful books that show case the work of both established and emerging female writers

Historical Fiction: Write your own historical adventure!

The Historical Fiction For Fearties workshop is a chance for you to explore this wonderful genre. Lead by Margaret Elphinstone, the Scottish novelist and one of the GWL’s 21 Revolutions writers, it will look at the diaries of Henrietta Liston, an incredible women who wrote extensively about her life and experiences in the 18th century United States.

Activists Make Archives Workshop – Join the Discussion

Go down in history with this free workshop which looks into the GWL’s archiving work, the importance of preserving LGBTQ history and how you would like your own history to be treated.

5 Reasons to Visit the Library Before the End of the Year

We’ve officially entered the cold months of the year. The clocks have changed, the days are darker and here at the library we think it’s the perfect time to come and see what we have to offer.

Herland: Burns/Woolf Supper – Call for Compositions

On the 27th of January the Glasgow Women’s Library is marking an old tradition in a contemporary way – Herland, a night of literature and dining, where we celebrate the joint birthdays of Robert Burns and Virginia Woolf and explore the possibility of other links between the two applauded literary figures. Burns and Woolf are, […]

Book Week Scotland – Join the Celebration!

November is a month for books. What could be cosier than wrapping up warm and settling in with a good story? In celebration of the joy of reading November 21st – 27th is Book Week Scotland, a nationwide event where people of all ages and from all walks of life are invited to meet in libraries, schools and other venues to share the written word.

Be Bold and Write: Reasons to take part in the Bold Types writing competition

2016 marks the 25th birthday of the Glasgow Women’s Library and to celebrate this wonderful legacy, the library is inviting all women to submit their short stories and poems to their annual writing competition, Bold Types, using the number 25 as a theme. There are so many of us aspiring female writers out there, who […]