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Dragon’s Pen

27th November, 2014 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dragon’s and winning writers from Dragon’s Pen 2013

During October and November women writers will be submitting short stories and poems for our third annual Dragon’s Pen event. Come and hear the shortlisted writers read their stories in front of our panel of tame but talented dragons including published writers and Women’s Library staff. Don’t worry – their aim is to support and encourage all writers, rather than roast them over a slow flame. Part of our Book Week Scotland programme, sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

Thursday 27th November, 5.30pm (£4/free) 

This event is part of Book Week Scotland. Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. This year the celebration is on from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th November


This event costs £4.00 full price: Select the number of tickets you want to book below, or come in to the Library to book. We offer subsidised and/or free places for students, people on a low income, unemployed or those in receipt of benefit and Friends of GWL. If you are eligible for a free place click here or call us on 0141 550 2267 to book.

Submit Your Stories and Poems

Why not be bold and submit your stories and poems to our annual Dragon’s Pen writing competition. This year the theme is Sectarianism in Scotland, as winning entries will be published in our Mixing the Colours book in 2015. For inspiration and guidance please see the Mixing the Colours pages on our website: womenslibrary.org.uk

Competition opens on Thursday 2nd October so send us your poems and stories (up to 1000 words and only one entry per person in each category please).

Closing date for entries is 12pm on Monday 17th November 2014. Email your entry to us at info@womenslibrary.org.uk with Dragon’s Pen Entry in the subject line.



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27th November, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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0141 550 2267