Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to our annual writing competition. We’re following Book Week Scotland theme’s this year – CELEBRATION – and we can’t wait to see what you conjure up! Email your short stories and poems of up to 1000 words (either in a Word Document or typed in the […]
We’re delighted to be launching our new Summer programme of exhibitions and events! Whilst some of our exhibitions take place in the Library building and our women’s heritage walks take place across the city, most of our events will take place online. Our programme this Summer includes story cafés, art and heritage exhibitions, creative writing workshops, discussion […]
This Autumn, we have a host of free online events for you to get involved with, including creative writing workshops, reading groups, exhibitions and more!
Be bold & submit your short stories and poems to our Bold Types creative writing competition. Our theme this year is Future, and we’d love to see where it takes you!
We’ve got a host of exciting events taking place online this Summer and we’d love for you to join us!
This Open the Door Festival, we’re inviting you to fill our Twitter with birdsong by writing your own Birdsong Haiku or sharing poetry you love on birds and their dawn chorus and afternoon chatter.
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.
GWL Volunteer Aileen writes about helping to organise the Seeing the Unseen film and the importance of this documentary about 17 Icelandic autistic women for her.
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.