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On Revolting Women, Revolting Interns

Hi everyone! I’m Katie, and I’ve been interning at GWL with the Edinburgh International Book Festival project. This blog post will be about our Revolting Women Takeover tent, which took place in the bookshop on George Street on the 23rd, 24th, and 25th of August. The three days we spent in the takeover tent were […]

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Take One Action Film Festival: Celebrating the women changing the world!

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.

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Widening Access to Digital Resources Internship

Applications are now open for an internship we’ll be hosting later on in the year and into 2019 (6 months part time), funded by the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities. The programme is open to arts and humanities PhD students in Scotland, regardless of funding source. 

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Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2018

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to Scotland’s only free creative writing competition for women. Our theme this year is Rebel.

Autumn Programme 2018 Out Now!

Our Autumn Programme 2018 is now available for you to browse at your leisure.

Seeing Things: Re-imagining Rita and Masataka Taketsuru

Read about Seeing Things trip to Kirkintilloch Town Hall to see Re-imagining Rita and Masataka Taketsuru

Life at GWL after Museum of the Year, protesting against Trump and crafting suffragette sashes.

In this blog post, our intern Jeanette talks about getting crafty for GWL, protesting with us and what the past month had in store for her.

Revolting Women Playlists

Adele Patrick, Glasgow Women’s Library’s Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, is a Guest Selector at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. In her role as Guest Selector, Adele asked women writers appearing at the Festival for playlists of songs by women that empower, inspire and get their creative juices flowing. Below, Adele explains more about the […]

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Nominate Your ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018

Nominations are now officially open for the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018 awards. Celebrating exceptional women from all walks of life and Scotland’s unsung heroines since 2015, the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ programme is a partnership between the Saltire Society and Glasgow Women’s Library.

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Glasgow Women’s Library: Museum of the Year for so many

An update from GWL in the wake of the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018 results.