Calling all unheard poets! Submit your poem to our Open the Door 2021 Calm Slam competition!
We’ve got a host of exciting events taking place online this Summer and we’d love for you to join us!
We’re thrilled to share Home an online e-zine made by Glasgow Women’s Library’s Spring Create and Connect Group, 2020.
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.
One of the highlights of our Open the Door digital festival from 18th to 22nd May 2020 will be GWL’s first ever digital poetry slam. Although the deadline for main slam entries is now past, we are still taking entries to our ‘calm slam’ for beginners (deadline 8th May). In this blog, performance poet extraordinaire […]
Since January 2020, two groups of women have been discovering the fascinating histories of forgotten Renfrewshire women as part of the Making Her Mark project. Here, group tutor Lil Brookes tells us about some of the discoveries they have made… “Making Her Mark” is about making women’s heritage significant to the story of Paisley and […]
We’re thrilled to share Succession, an online e-zine made by Glasgow Women’s Library’s Autumn Winter Create and Connect Group, 2019/20.
Following creative writing workshops this Autumn, Amy B. Moreno shares a powerful extract from her short story response exploring the lives of three nineteenth century women, written as prompted by a Victorian Panel in Riddles Court.
As well as the events, workshops and exhibitions you can see in our public programme, our National team work in prisons, with community groups and in partnership with other fantastic organisations across Scotland to deliver more exciting projects! Here’s what we’ve got coming up this Winter…
The national summer programme got off to a great start in Edinburgh in June with two events: Our Create and Connect writing group, which meets in Edinburgh held a showcase event at the Scottish Poetry Library. Group members met with development worker Nadine in advance to practice and get support on performing their work, then […]