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21 Revolutions: The Publication
A stunning book featuring creative responses by 42 women artists and writers to Glasgow Women’s Library’s archive and collection.
In 2012 Glasgow Women’s Library celebrated its 21st birthday. To mark two decades of life-changing work, GWL commissioned 21 internationally renowned artists and 21 published writers to create new works inspired by our unique museum, archive and library collections. The resulting fine art prints, poems and creative writing have been brought together with the sources that inspired the work in a beautiful, lushly illustrated, enlightening and readable book.
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur Issue 8
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur is Glasgow Women’s Library’s Queer Feminist Zine. Issue 8 has been produced for LGBT History Month, and reflects on themes of heritage and history.
Voices From the Belvidere
Through our Voices from the Belvidere project, we researched and wrote about the women associated with the Belvidere Fever Hospital in the East End of Glasgow around the time of the First World War.
Women Making History in West Dunbartonshire
Women Making History in West Dunbartonshire, a wealth of personal testimony, anecdote, humour and memory rediscovered in people’s living rooms and attics as well as in archives, tells the story of local women’s experiences of life in West Dunbartonshire in the 1950s and 1960s.
She Settles in the Shields
She Settles in the Shields provides a unique opportunity to meet the women who travelled to Scotland from all over the world, in search of family, love and security.
Told in their own words, the women reveal a fascinating story of hope, isolation, warm welcomes, cold weather, racism and the quest for acceptance and integration. Many of these women have made significant contributions to the Pollokshields community, witnessing major changes along the way.
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur Issue 7
Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur is Glasgow Women’s Library’s Queer Feminist Zine. In Issue 7 Hens have explored the theme of Crushes, and their place in our life.
Sex between the covers: The publication
Sex between the covers: reading, writing and discussions about sex at Glasgow Women’s Library.
This GWL publication is a record of our Sex in the Women’s Library programme. It includes extracts from the discussion groups, an introduction to sexology, items from the GWL collection, zine, film, song & reading lists and fresh poetry and short stories by emerging writers.
Also available: “I've thought about sex in the women's library” / “I've read about sex in the women's library” postcards, available for £1 each.
Or order the publication and both postcards for £5, and get a free Sex in the Women's Library badge!