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Finnish Adventure!

Finnish adventure! As you probably know we do get around a bit! This month some of our collective were in Finland, taking part in the Helsinki Comic and Zine festival, with our lovely table of feminist wares! We had a

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Hello from our new Volunteer Coordinator

Hello from our new Volunteer Coordinator “Hi all, my name is Katie and I am taking over from the wonderful Angele as the Feminist Library’s Volunteer Coordinator. I am really excited to take on this role and I am looking forward to meeting as many volunteers as I

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Win a pair of tickets to see Wise Children at The Old Vic!

Win a pair of tickets to see Emma Rice’s Wise Children at The Old Vic on Fri 12 October! The Old Vic have kindly offered to run a ticket competition in partnership with the Feminist Library. One lucky Feminist Library follower

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Professional development workshop at the 2018 BAM conference

Professional development workshop at the 2018 BAM conference: Working at the intersection of academia, archiving and activism. On the 4th September representatives from the Feminist Library (FL) in London, Gail Chester and Magda Oldziejewska, alongside Feminist Archive North’s (FAN) Jalna Hanmer,

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September Friends Scheme Prize Draw – Zinzi Clemmons ‘What We Lose’

We are delighted to have the support of author Zinzi Clemmons, and her publisher, Harper Collins, who have given Friends of the Feminist Library a signed copy of  her debut novel ‘What We Lose’ in an exclusive offer. Friends don’t have to

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Feminist Library on Loan at The Showroom – July-Aug 2018

During July and August the Feminist Library was in residence at contemporary art space The Showroom gallery, near Edgware Road. Minna Haukka, the Feminist Library’s current artist in residence created a new art installation for the space, taking inspiration from

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Interview with Zinzi Clemmons

Zinzi Clemmons’ debut novel What We Lose is a mesmerising journey through loss and grief that unravels identity and the struggles that face post-Apartheid South Africa. The language is spare and haunting, as the reader uncovers fragments of drawings and

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Permanent collection point for Bloody Good Period

  The Feminist Library is now hosting a permanent collection point for Bloody Good Period. Next time you are visiting the library, remember to take a box of tampons or pads to donate to Bloody Good Period! Bloody Good Period

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From Silence with Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning

From Silence with Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning On 29th June we took part in a collaboration with artists and musicians from the Guildhall Barbican to create an event, ‘From Silence’,  in the Tate Exchange. This explored different forms of sound-making as

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Criminalising the Client

Criminalising the Client by Josefina Erikson. Published by Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017. ​Review by Rachel Maden This book, which explores the Swedish example of prostitution law, is part of Rowman & Littlefield International’s Feminist Institutionalist Perspectives series. The first section of the book

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